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Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools

Our Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools course enables attendees to gain knowledge about how to manage a situation and perform a casualty assessment as well as the prioritise treatment and deal with minor injuries including shock.
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Learn how to assist an unconscious casualty and demonstrate the resuscitation procedure as well as how to recognise and treat choking.

What is a first aider? What are the aims of first aid? What should and what shouldn’t be included within a first aid kit? What is considered as a life-threatening condition? What is the chain of survival? What is CPR and how should it be performed? What is an AED and how should it be used? What are some causes of unconsciousness? How do you put a casualty into the recovery session? What is a focal and generalised seizure? What is the respiratory system? How do you recognise when an individual is choking? What are different types of wounds? What is shock and hypovolaemic shock? What are the treatments of bleeding? What should you do if an individual has an eye injury? What does the acronym SCALD stand for relating to burns? What is anaphylaxis? What is asthma?

Our Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools course will help you to answer the questions above and more.

According to statistics published by Health and Safety Executive (HSE), between 2005 and 2010 there were 35,041 reported accidents involving children.

Through our Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools course, you will gain an understanding of the first aiders roles. You will learn what you should consider before treating a casualty. You will learn what equipment should be included within a first aid kit and what shouldn’t be. You will learn different ways to minimise infection within a school setting. You will learn what the primary survey is and what the acronym DRABC stands for. You will learn different life-threatening conditions. You will learn what the chain of survival is. You will learn how to correctly provide CPR and when to use an AED. You will learn different causes of unconsciousness and what the acronym FISH and SHAPED stands for. You will learn how to move a casualty into the recovery position. You will learn the difference between a focal and generalised seizure. You will learn what the respiratory systems functions are and why they are important. You will learn how to recognise if a casualties choking is mild or severe. You will learn different types of wounds. You will learn the process to treat bleeding. You will learn what a contusion, abrasion, laceration, incision, penetration, and amputation. You will learn some examples of minor injuries. You will learn how to treat an eye injury and a burn. You will learn what anaphylaxis is. Why it is important to understand the difference between anaphylaxis and an allergic reaction. You will also learn what asthma is and how treat an individual during an asthma attack.

What does Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools cover?

  • What a first aider in the workplace is for.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a first aider.
  • Be aware of the emergency action process to aid a casualty.
  • Recognise how to produce a casualty assessment.
  • Understand the importance of breathing and circulation.
  • Interpret what can cause an airway obstruction. 
  • Gain knowledge of different disorders of circulation.
  • Be aware of the different types of wounds and different types of bleeding. 
  • Understand allergen avoidance.
  • Interpret recognition of symptoms.
  • Gain knowledge of crisis management within a school setting.

Who is our Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools for?

Our Emergency First Aid at Work for Schools course is for anyone who works within a school setting. Our session will provide you with the knowledge to recognise and treat injuries, conditions, and disorders.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • Discuss how to manage a situation and perform a casualty assessment.
  • Discuss how to prioritise treatment and deal with minor injuries including shock.
  • Recognise how to assist an unconscious casualty.
  • Demonstrate the resuscitation procedure.
  • Recognise how to treat choking, asthma and anaphylaxis.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to help you aid children and young adults.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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