Emergency First Aid at Work
Duration: 6 Hours
Experience: None required
This course is suitable for: All staff currently working within health and social care settings in the United Kingdom. The course is designed to meet the mandatory training needs of domiciliary care agencies, care home or hospital settings and all staff in line with Care Quality Commission (CQC). The CQC recommendations suggest that attendees should repeat this course on an annual basis. The course is also ideal for carers.
Number of Trainees: 15 maximum
Course Standard: Certified and HSE Recognised
Course Pre-requisites: Candidates to wear comfortable, loose clothing. Closed toe shoes. Hair tied back and no jewellery other than plain band ring and/ or stud earrings. All candidates have to practically demonstrate competence at performing the sequence of basic life support on the resuscitation dummy.
Candidates must inform the trainer if they have any medical problems.
Equipment Needed: A range of learning materials will be provided
Candidates will cover:
- Recognition of the unconscious person
- Recovery position
- Basic chest compression only resuscitation
- Airway maintenance in the unconscious person
- Clearance of a compromised airway
- Casualty positioning
By the end of the course Candidates will be able to:
- Administer basic life support