Content of individual courses

Occupational First Aid

 

Duration: 3 days or 24 hours

 

Maximum numbers: 10

 

Certification: FETAC. Level 5 accreditation. Certificate will be provided

 

Valid for: 2 years

Course Content

 

Module 1     First Aid in the Work Place  

 

Module 2     Patient Assessment 

 

Module 3   Respiratory Emergencies 

 

Module 4  Cardiac First Response

 

Module 5   Wounds and Bleeding

 

Modue 6    Altered Level of Consciousness

 

Module 7   Musculo-skeletal injuries

 

Module 8   Burns and Scalds, Chemicals, Poisons, Electric Shock

 

Note 

Paediatric Occupational First Aid follows the same syllabus as above with an emphasis of the managent of these emergencies in children. The course will also cover illnesses that occur in childhood such as Croup, Meningitis and Febrile convulsions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Child Care First Aid 1 day course

 

Duration: 1 day or 8 hours

 

Maximum numbers: 12

 

Certification: Certificate of attendance by Remote West First Aid

 

Valid for: 2 years

Course Content

 

 

  • Patient Assessment of infants, children and adolescents

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  • Respiratory Emergencies, Asthma, Anaphylactic reactions, Choking, CPR for children and infants, Recovery position

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  • Wounds and Bleeding

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  • Fractures and sprains in young children

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  • Burns and Scalds

 

Child Care First Aid 2 day course

 

Duration: 2 day or 16 hours

 

Maximum numbers: 12

 

Certification: Certificate of attendance by Remote West First aid

 

Valid for: 2 years

Course Content


To the above 1 day course the following will be added

 

 

  • Prevention of accidents in children

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  • Poisons and Electrical Injuries

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  • Epileptic and Diabetic Emergencies in children

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  • Management of children with meningitis, croup, febrile convulsions

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  • Scalp injury and concussion in children

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teachers and students 1 day course in schools

 

Duration: 1 day or 8 hours

 

Maximum numbers: 12

 

Certification: Certificate of attendance by Remote West First aid

 

Valid for: 2 years

Course Content

 

 

  • Patient Assessment and general action in an emergency, 

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  • Respiratory Emergencies, Asthma, Anaphylactic reactions, Choking, CPR, Recovery position

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  • Wounds and Bleeding

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  • Fractures and sprains

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  • Burns and Scalds

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  • Epileptic and Diabetic emergencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sports First Aid 1 day course

 

Duration: 1 day or 8 hours

 

Maximum numbers: 12

 

Valid for: 2 years

 

Certification: Certificate of attendance by Remote West First Aid

 

Course Content

 

Assessment of casualties in the field

 

Wounds and Bleeding, Scalp laceration

 

Management of fractures, sprains, strains and dislocations, spinal immobilization

 

Cardiac First Response - CPR, choking and recovery postion

 

Management  of Medical Emergencies, Epilesy and Asthma

 

 

Sports First Aid 2 day course

 

Duration: 2 days or 16 hours

 

Maximum numbers: 12

 

Valid for: 2 years

 

Certificate: certificate of attendance by Remote West First Aid

 

Course Content

 

To the above 1 day course the following will be added

 

  • Prevention of injury in sports

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  • Use of AED (Automated External Defibrillator

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  • Head injuries/ Concussion, Compression, Skull fractures

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  • Management of spinal injuries in the field

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  • Keeping casualties warm while waiting for emergency services

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  • Diabetic emergencies and Anaphylactic reactions