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Sports Emergency First Aid +AED

Introduction Introduction

This course is designed for teachers and coaches of sport, fitness instructors and sporting participants who wish to gain knowledge of emergency procedures & also want to gain the Emergency First Aid at Work certificate as recognised by the HSE. Sports First Aid

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Aims Aims

AED To enable candidates to summon help & give adequate and efficient Emergency Aid to a casualty injured during sporting activities using material to hand, an AED and HSE approved first aid equipment

Objectives Objectives

By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  •      Examine an unconscious casualty and perform the recovery position
  •      Perform Recovery Position and CPR on adults including the use of an AED
  •      Demonstrate choking procedures on Adults
  •      Assess and treat fractures & dislocations
  •      Assess and treat soft tissue injuries (sprains & strains)
  •      Recognise and deal with head injuries (concussion & compression.)
  •      Know the contents of a sports first aid box
  •      Assess and treat an asthma attack, a diabetic emergency, Seizures and Heart Attack

Syllabus Syllabus

 Introduction, registration welcome & domestics

  • The task of the First Aider and priorities of First Aid practice
  • What is first aid? What to do at the scene of an emergency
  • Assessment of a casualty
  • Recovery position
  • Artificial Ventilation and CPR techniques including use of an AED
  • Examination of an unconscious casualty
  • Assessment and treatment of fractures & dislocations
  • Assessment and treatment of soft tissue injuries (sprains & strains)
  • Recognising and dealing with head injuries (concussion & compression.)
  • Communication, Contents of a sports first aid box
  • Assessment and treatment of an asthma attack, diabetic emergency, seizures and Heart Attack

Summary Summary

Cost:

Course length:

1 day

This course is for:

This course is designed for teachers and coaches of sport, fitness instructors and sporting participants who wish to gain knowledge of emergency procedures including AED use & also want to gain the Emergency First Aid at Work certificate as recognised by the HSE

Certificate:

A 3 year HSE recognised Certificate of Competence will be awarded upon successful completion of the course.

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What's included?
  • All courses comply with the HSE's recommendation of 12 students per course.
  • First Aid at Work courses (4&2) also include a full colour manual per student.
  • All courses can accommodate larger numbers of students if required. Please contact us for details
  • Our courses all use student centred methods such as skill demonstrations & practice, groupwork, question & answer sessions & case studies. We  augment the above strategies with tutorials & demonstrations to give a well balanced interactive learning experience for all students.
  • Formative Assessment will be ongoing throughout the course by the trainer. On our FAW courses there is a final assessment on the last day conducted by independent assessors.