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New First Aid training covid guidelines published.

Date: 20 Apr 2022

Guidance from the Resuscitation Council UK (Received 8 April 2022)

If teaching formal First Aid courses which require assessment of rescue breaths:
1 Wipe the face of the manikin with 70% alcohol wipes after each learner uses it and allow the surface to dry naturally before the next learner takes their turn
2 Students may use individual face shields if they so wish and they should be disposed of safely at the end of the session. The manikin chest, forehead and face can still be wiped to reduce the likelihood of hand to hand contamination.
3 If the course runs over a number of days, it may be possible that once the skill has been assessed as satisfactory, they do not need to demonstrate this during the remainder of the course.