LWS Training Services

Level 3 Award In Outdoor First Aid Training

 

Activity First Aid TrainingThis comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.

There is sufficient content in this course to satisfy the requirements of the HSE in respect of Emergency First Aid at Work. An additional certificate can be provided to evidence this to an employer.

This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and it is suitable for the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

Outdoor First Aid Training can be tailored to cover a wide variety of organisations such as: Cycling clubs, Walking Associations, Canoe clubs, or those people who go into the countryside for leisure purposes.

 

Course Content

Outdoor First Aid Training covers a range of subjects including:

  • First Aid Equipment
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Prioritising treatment
  • Environmental factors
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Bandaging
  • Moving a casualty
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Heart attacks
  • Choking
  • Control of bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Chest injuries
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Burns and scalds
  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Bites and stings
  • Minor injuries

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