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First Aid for Skiers and Snowboarders

This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge (and a lot more) to cover the Emergency First Aid at Work 6 hour syllabus adapted for skiing and snowboarding and prepare you with the skills to help an adult or child in a medical emergency on the slopes. This course does not seek to replace regulated training and a practical course is required in order to meet HSE requirements for accredited training. This course is  written in clear simple English and is an excellent first aid training package for people to gain invaluable knowledge at their own time and pace.

This is a convenient and easy way for businesses requiring an Appointed Person qualification to become first aid compliant.This course is an excellent first aid training package for those with English as a second language to prepare themselves to pass a practical first aid course. The content also serves as an excellent annual refresher covering the full HSE syllabus plus head injuries, heart attack, asthma and much more. This course fulfils all the criteria for Appointed Person first aid training.

The course consists of illustrated step-by-step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and a short test yourself section fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and on completion you will be able to print your certificate.

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 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 emma@firstaidforlife.org.uk

Course contents:

  • Action in an emergency
  • Unresponsive and breathing
  • Unconscious and not breathing
  • Heart attack and angina
  • Heart attacks
  • Angina
  • Breathing problems
  • Choking
  • How to help a choking adult
  • How to help a choking child
  • Asthma
  • What causes asthma
  • How to help in an asthma attack
  • Panic Attacks and hyperventilation
  • Anaphylactic shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • How to treat a bleeding wound
  • Dressings
  • Embedded objects
  • How much blood can you afford to lose?
  • Symptoms of shock
  • Shock
  • Treatment of shock
  • Internal bleeding
  • Amputated parts
  • Knocked out teeth
  • Eye injuries
  • Nose bleeds
  • Types of wounds
  • Fainting
  • Burns
  • 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
  • Dislocation
  • Bandaging
  • Slings
  • Head injuries
  • Head injuries
  • What to look for and what to do
  • Suspected brain injury
  • Skull fracture
  • Spinal injuries
  • Fitting/seizures/convulsions
  • Extremes of body temperature
  • Medical conditions
  • Useful advice
  • Accident forms
  • Final quiz and certificate