This course is a shorter version of our full first responder course and is taught over three days. It covers injuries and treatment of common sports incidents that could occur. It is ideal for any type of sport whether pitchside or as a mobile first aider.
The purpose of this course is to provide first responders with the skills, knowledge and understanding to provide the appropriate care to a casualty prior to the arrival of an ambulance.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate.
· Understand the role and responsibilities of the first person on scene during an emergency incident.
· Understand the principles of scene management in pre-hospital care.
· Know the principles required for effective and safe patient assessment in the pre-hospital care setting.
· Be able to assess an incident for dangers and respond appropriately.
· Be able to recognise and manage a patient with a catastrophic bleed.
· Be able to manage and assess a patients airway and recognise and manage a patient with a suspected spinal injury. Be able to assess and manage a patient who is not breathing normally.
· Be able to manage a patients circulation and manage a patient who is in shock.
· Know the principles of exposing the patient for further assessment and act upon environmental considerations.
· Know how to recognise and manage a range of medical emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting.
· Know how to recognise and manage a range of trauma-related emergencies in the pre-hospital care setting.
· Understand the recognition features of red flag sepsis in the pre-hospital care setting.
· Know how to recognise emergency care equipment to assist the health care professional.
· Be able to manage a paediatric patient who is not breathing normally.
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