Emergency First Aid are courses designed for those do not require a first aid qualification but wish to gain some knowledge of what to do in an emergency first aid situation. It may be appropriate for those who help out on a voluntary capacity with groups or clubs who do not have the time for a full course. You may just have an interest in knowing what to do and what not to do in an Emergency at home.
These courses are available as a full day course (8 hours) and ½ day course (4 hours). Full day course includes theory and some limited practical practice and the ½ day course (4 hours) covers the topics in theory and demonstrations only.
The Emergency First Aid-Adult course focuses on Adult condtions. We cover citizen (Hands only) CPR and demonstarte the use of a defibrillator. On our Adult course we deal with items such as cardiac/medical conditions and basic trauma such as fractures, sprains and burns.
The Emergency First Aid-Sports course focuses on sport. We cover citizen (Hands only) CPR and demonstarte the use of a defibrillator. On our sports course we deal with items such as fractures, sprains, strains, concussion and some medical conditions.
The Emergency First Aid-Paediatrics course focuses on children and infants. CPR for children/Infants and other common paediatric emergencies.
Certificate: Slán Sábháilte Emergency First Aid attendance certificate (for the full day only)
Participants: 12-20 recommended (ensure enough space considering COVID)
Patient Assessment Primary Survey
Circulatory Conditions Heart attack, Stroke, recognition and action
CPR Citizen CPR Practice & AED (defibrillator) demonstration
Choking assessment and action
Medical conditions Recognition and action to be taken in the event of an asthma attack or epileptic seizure
Bleeding & Brakes Recognition and treatment including practice
Burns & Poisons Recognition and action to be taken
Practical Adult & child hands only CPR – demonstration & Practice
Bandage – simple forearm & elevation sling
Fracture – Large arm sling