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Course Specification: Schools First Aid


Intended Participants: Teachers,School support staff, Students/Pupils appointed persons with secondary care skills
Max Student Instructor Ratio: 12:1
Max Class Size: 24 (with 2 instructors)
Course Duration: 6 Hours
Assessment: Knowledge and skills assessment
Certificate Expiry:
3 years from date of completion

Course Venue: In house

Student Materials
Includes:

 

  • Essential Skills Guide
  • Emergency Reference Guide
  • Successful Completion Card
  • Emergency Plan & Guidance Card
  • Face Shield
  • 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: 6 hours 

Assessment
Students are assessed throughout the course by instructor observation of the essential skills. There is no formal summative assessment for this course.

The Schools First Aid course is designed to train individuals and School staff that require appointed person training in basic First Aid skills and require training in the management of specific illnesses and injuries. This course will provide First Aid skills necessary to manage a patient who is not breathing normally, is unconscious, bleeding or is ill or injured prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

The Schools First Aid course is designed to meet the recommendations of the HSE Health and Safety at Work (1981) Regulations for Appointed Persons in the Workplace.

Costs : POA


Venue : At your school


 

Course Topics


Introduction

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Chain Of Survival
  • Emergency Management Procedure

 

Scene Safety

  • Scene Survey
  • Exposure Protection
  • Risk to Rescuer
  • Barrier Devices



Basic Life Support

  • Primary Survey and Reassessment
  • Clearing the Airway
  • Recovery Position
  • CPR Adult
  • Alternative Ventilation
  • Choking
  • Communication and delegation in an emergency
  • Control of bleeding
  • Resuscitation - as appropriate for age group.
  • Incident management
  • Responsibility of employers and employees for health and safety
  • Specific hazards in a school



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
  • Environmental Problems
  • Nervous System Problems
  • Other Medical Problems
  • Other Injuries

 

First Aid Health and Safety 

  • First Aid Kit
  • Accident Reporting