First Aid - Emergency First Aid at Work
Certificate: Emergency First Aid At Work.
Certificate Duration: 3 Years
FHT Accredited - Open to all therapists
Why it is important as a Therapist to be able to offer FIRST AID?
Have you ever been in a situation where someone has needed FIRST AID?
Have you ever thought “this will never happen to me”?
Ask yourself these questions!!
Would you know what to so if your client fell whilst with you and fractured their wrist?
Would you know what to do if your client fainted?
Would you know what to do if your client did not disclose that they had Epilepsy and then had a seizure during the treatment?
Worse still, would you know what to do if your client stopped breathing?
Would you know YOUR responsibility under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974?
Would you know how to complete an accident form?
Would you be able to carry out a full risk assessment to prevent injurys in your place of practice?
FIRST AID training will give you the knowledge and practical ability to…..
Preserve Life, Prevent Further Injury, and Promote Recovery"
Emergency First Aid at Work or EFAW, is accepted as the minimum standard that must be achieved for many who are designated at workplace First Aiders. This course is an ideal stepping stone and introduction to the First Aid at Work qualification that other designated First Aiders will have to achieve. No Previous experience is necessary to join this course.
Course Aims: To provide students with the skills to perform Emergency First Aid in the workplace.
Course Objectives: By the end of the training session the students will be able to do the following:
- Discuss how to deal with an emergency
- Discuss and demonstrate Infection Control measures – Gloves and other barriers
- Discuss and demonstrate the Primary Survey
- Discuss the causes of unconsciousness
- Discuss and demonstrate the Secondary Survey
- Discuss and demonstrate CPR – Adults, children, babies
- Discuss and demonstrate choking procedures - Adults, children, babies
- Discuss and demonstrate the prevention and control of Shock
- Discuss and demonstrate bleeding management – Various wounds
- Discuss the procedures for dealing with Burns
- Discuss the need for, and completion of, Accident Report books and RIDDOR forms
Course Duration: 1 Day
Assessment: Practical demonstration and oral questioning