Skills in first aid save lives. The first few minutes after an accident or other emergency are critical, and prompt intervention can mean the difference between life and death. Whatever your industry or professional background, knowing how to administer basic first aid will help you to help someone who is in need.

This course will teach you basic first aid techniques for treating casualties suffering from a variety of injuries and ailments, such as burns, blood loss, and shock. You will learn how to assess an emergency situation, keep yourself safe, and keep casualties as comfortable and safe as possible while waiting for professional assistance.

  • How to conduct a primary assessment of a casualty's condition, use the ABC protocol to gain an overview of the situation, and place someone in the recovery position.
  • The goal of CPR, when it should be performed, how it should be performed, and how the process should be modified to meet the needs of children, infants, and pregnant women.
  • How to reduce blood loss if someone is bleeding, how to assess and bandage a wound, what to do if a foreign object is embedded in a wound, and how to recognise and treat shock.
  • The distinction between mild and severe choking, how to recognise each, and how to dislodge obstructions in both adults and children using appropriate combinations of back blows and abdominal thrusts.
  • How to cool and bandage a burn, how to prevent further skin damage, how to determine whether a burn requires professional medical attention, and what to remember when assisting a victim with chemical or electrical burns.
  • How to handle an incident, keep yourself and others safe while administering first aid, and relay pertinent information to emergency personnel.
  • How to recognise the symptoms of a spinal injury, determine whether a head injury necessitates professional medical attention, and treat eye injury and irritation.
  • How to recognise a broken bone, the symptoms and signs of a muscle sprain, and how to assist someone who has received an electric shock.
  • The most common symptoms of an epileptic attack, how to respond when someone has a seizure, and the information you must record when someone has a fit.
  • When to call for help and how to remember and recognise the signs of a heart attack or stroke.

  • You will be confident in assisting a sick or injured casualty.
  • You will be able to determine whether professional medical help is required.
  • You will be able to guide others in an emergency and share your knowledge with others at work.
  • Understanding how and why elderly people and children require slightly different first aid interventions will benefit you if you work with them.
  • If you want to work in healthcare, this primer will help you understand some of the most common sources of injury in everyday life.

Unit 01: First Steps To Take When Dealing With An Emergency

Unit 02: How To Administer CPR

Unit 03: Bleeding and Shock

Unit 04: Choking

Unit 05: Burns and Scalds

Unit 06: Incident Management & the Proper Use of Barriers in First Aid

Unit 07: Spinal, Head and Eye Injuries

Unit 08: Breaks, Sprains & Electric Shock

Unit 09: Epilepsy

Unit 10: Heart Attack & Stroke

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Who can take the certification courses?

There are no prerequisites to enrol in the courses.

How much time is required to complete a course?

Depending on the instructional modules, each course has a different length. It is indicated in the course details for each course.

What is the course’s organisation?

Modules make up the course structure. The average study time for each module is between 20 and 90 minutes. The amount of time spent on each module is entirely up to the individual pupils.

When and where can the course be taken?

Any internet-connected device can be used to study the course at any time.

Is there a final exam for this course?

There would be an MCQ Multiple Choice Questionnaire test after all the modules were completed. The questions must be answered online at a time and place of your choosing, and they will be drawn from the modules.

What score must you get on the test to pass?

The test’s passing score is 70 percent.

What occurs if a user doesn’t pass the test?

If the user didn’t pass the exam the first time, he/ she will have more chances to retake it after additional study. The exam can be taken more than once.