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Bespoke

Outdoor First Aid - Bespoke

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This First Aid Course qualifies you as a First Aider for outdoor activity, and is relevant to Mountain Leaders and other such outdoor professionals.

This 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. 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. 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.

A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered 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

Course duration
16 hours, including pre read and tutor led
Group size

£90.00

Course dates on application
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£90.00

Excluding VAT
COURSE DATE
Course dates on application