First Aid is the immediate care given to a person who has been injured, or who has become ill prior to the arrival of qualified medical assistance.’
Qualified medical assistance refers to a nurse, doctor or paramedic.
The main aims of first aid are to:
preserve life – administer immediate effective first aid to a casualty in order to save life
prevent the condition from worsening – recognising and treating the cause will assist with preventing the condition from worsening
promote recovery – administer ongoing treatment and offer constant support until the arrival of qualified medical assistance.
During this interactive course course you will go through a number of modules including:
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Recovery position
- Primary Survey
- Secondary Survey
- Obstructed Airway
- Wounds and Bleeding
- Other Injures (Breaks, Heart Attacks and Strokes)