First Aid for Work – Emergency First Aid at Work and annual refresher for regulated training
First Aid for Work - Emergency First Aid at Work
Emergency First Aid at Work covering the full HSE syllabus
Suitable for people with English as a Second Language and equivalent to 6 hours CPD
This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge (and a lot more) needed to accompany the Emergency First Aid at Work 6 hour First Aid course. This is a convenient and easy way for businesses requiring an Appointed Person qualification to become First Aid compliant. This course is also an excellent annual refresher for the fully regulated FAW and EFAW courses to ensure you remain HSE 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 ideal 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, however a practical course is required in order to comply with the HSE requirements to be a First Aider.
The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and short 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 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 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]
Action in an emergency
Keep yourself safe
Priorities of Treatment
Preparing for an emergency
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
How to put someone into the Recovery position
How to put a baby into the recovery position
Heart Attack and Angina
Unconscious and not breathing
Resuscitation – Child
Resuscitating a Baby
Hygiene during CPR
Compression only Resuscitation
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
Management of Asthma in a child care setting
Panic Attacks and hyperventilation
Wounds and bleeding
How to treat a bleeding wound
How much blood can you afford to lose?
Treatment of Shock
Symptoms of Shock
Knocked out teeth
Objects in nose
Objects in ears
Types of Wounds
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
Spinal Injury Basics
Log rolling someone into recovery position
Major Crush injury – 15 minute rule
Fitting / Seizures / Convulsions
Final Lesson, Quiz and Certificate