First Aid for Motorcyclists


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First Aid for Motorcyclists

This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge (and a lot more) to understand how to help in road related medical injuries. This course is an excellent First Aid Training package for people wishing to gain invaluable knowledge and vital skills at their own time and pace. The course includes topics such as how to help in a Road Traffic Accident, the recovery position, CPR, when and how to remove someone’s motorcycle helmet, major crush – when is it safe to release someone?

The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and test yourself sections fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and print your Certificate on completion. You will have continuous access to the course for 12 months.

It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course, or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real life situations. If you suspect serious illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice.

The Author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however this course is merely a guide and the Author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

The course material has been written by Emma Hammett, Qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and founder of First Aid for Life in conjunction with other medical and first aid professionals. If you have any queries concerning this course, please contact [email protected]

Course Contents:

Action in an emergency

Keep yourself safe

Priorities of Treatment

Preparing for an emergency

Helpful information

What to put in your First Aid kit

Information to give the Emergency Services

Role of the First Aider

The Primary Survey – How to help in an Emergency





Unresponsive and Breathing


Resuscitation – Child

Hygiene during CPR

Compression only Resuscitation

Unconscious and not breathing

Recovery Position

How to put someone into the Recovery position

Secondary Survey

Breathing Problems


How to help a Choking adult

How to help a choking child

How to help a choking baby


What causes asthma

How to help in an asthma attack

Panic Attacks and hyperventilation

Heart Attack and Angina

Wounds and bleeding

How to treat a bleeding wound


Embedded objects

How much blood can you afford to lose?


Treatment of Shock

Symptoms of Shock

Internal Bleeding

Knocked out teeth

Amputated parts

Eye injuries

Nose bleeds

Types of Wounds


Bites and Stings


Breaks, Sprains and Dislocations

How do you know if they have broken a bone?

Treatment for soft tissue injuries or possible closed fractures

Types of Fractures

When to call an ambulance




Head Injuries

What to look for and what to do

Compression and concussion

Skull Fracture

What to look out for following a serious head injury

Strokes and Transischaemic Attacks

Spinal Injuries

Spinal Injury Basics

Log rolling someone into recovery position

Major Crush injury – 15 minute rule

Road Traffic Accidents

Road Traffic accidents – how to help!

Helmets – when and how to remove them

Fitting / Seizures / Convulsions

Extremes of body temperature

Useful advice

Accident forms

Final Lesson, Quiz and certificate