The first aid for outdoor pursuits course has been developed in conjunction with the FAIB and provides an insight into first aid and the specific skills required to treat injuries or illnesses that may occur in an outdoor environment.
Who needs this qualification?
This qualification is suitable for those who participate in recreational or sporting activities or who may have to work outdoors.
This may include:
• Forestry Workers.
Why is this training important?
Successful completion of the course will reinforce the delegates first aid knowledge and ensure they are better equipped to deal with outdoor emergencies.
Successful candidates will be able to:
• Understand the roles and responsibilities of a first aider for outdoor pursuits.
• Undertake necessary preparations prior to activities/ excursions.
• Complete a casualty assessment.
• Manage an unconscious casualty.
• Conduct cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
• Administer first aid for a casualty suffering from shock, wounds or bleeding.
• Maintaining outdoor first aid kits.
• Understanding environmental conditions.
• Managing fractures and soft tissue injuries.
• Managing a casualty suffering from epilepsy.
• Administer first aid to a casualty suffering from hypothermia, drowning or anaphylaxis.
On completion of the course each delegate will receive a first aid manual and a certificate.
This course can be delivered at the client’s venue, with a ratio of one trainer per 12 delegates.
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