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Course Specification: Sports First Aid  LEVEL 2

 

 

Intended Participants:

Sports coaching staff, team managers, trainers, teachers and supervisory staff at leisure facilities.

Max Student Instructor Ratio:

16:1

Max Class Size:

24 (with 2 instructors)

Course Duration:

12 Hours or 6 Hours

Assessment:

Knowledge and skills assessment

Certificate Expiry:

3 years from date of completion

 

 

 

Student Materials
Includes:

 

 

 

  • Essential Skills Guide

  • Successful Completion Card

  • Emergency Plan & Guidance Card

  • Face Shield/barrier

  • Emergency Reference Guide

  • Wall Certificate

  • Course Evaluation and Statement of Understanding Form

 

Hands-on Skill Practice
Students will practice the essential skills in small groups and will apply these skills in scenario sessions during the course.

 

 

 

Course Duration

 

  • Initial Training: 7 hours

  • Retraining time: 6 hours

 

Assessment
Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is also a summative assessment of knowledge and skills at the end of this course.

 

 

 

The Sports First Aid course is designed for all levels of sport and recreational activities and can be used to train individuals that require basic first aid skills and training in the management of sports specific illnesses and injuries. This course will provide First Aid skills necessary to manage a patient who is not breathing normally, is unconscious or bleeding prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

 

This course will also provide participants with the opportunity to gain fundamental knowledge and skills in order to recognise and manage common injuries sustained in sports and provide immediate "Non-Emergency" First Aid care.

 

The Sports First Aid course also meets the recommendations of the LEVEL 2 First Aid course.

 

This course also meets the First Aid requirements of the Department for Children, Schools and Families for First Aid in Schools

 

Costs : £65 Per student

 

Venue: In house / on site

 

 

 

 

 

Course Topics


Introduction

  • Principles of First Aid

  • Chain Of Survival

  • Emergency Management Procedure

  • Care Cycle™

 

Scene Safety

  • Scene Survey

  • Exposure Protection

  • Risk to Rescuer

  • Barrier Devices

 

Basic Life Support

  • Primary Survey & Reassessment

  • Clearing the Airway

  • Recovery Position

  • CPR Child and Adult

  • Alternative Ventilation

    Procedures

  • Introduction to AED’s

  • Choking Infant, Child and Adult




Sports Nutrition

  • Hydration & rehydration
  • Pre match
  • Post match

 

 

Life Threatening Conditions

  • Severe Bleeding

  • Shock Management

 

 

Secondary Survey

  • Patient History Taking

  • Chief Complaint

  • Signs and Symptoms

  • Past Medical History

  • Physical Assessment

  • Head to Toe Survey

 

First Aid Topics

  • Breathing Problems

  • Circulatory Problems

  • Environmental Problems

  • Nervous System Problems

  • Other Medical Problems

  • Other Injuries

 

First Aid Health and Safety 

  • First Aid Kit

  • Accident Reporting

  • Return to Play