Bags First Aid

Bags First Aidhttp://www.scottish-first-aid-association.org.uk

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Content:


Safety

Emergency environment risk assessment


Unconscious casualty

Common causes of unconsciousness

Diagnosis of an unconscious casualty

Treatment of a breathing unconscious casualty, the recovery position

Differences in treating an unconscious baby


Bleeding

Common causes of external bleeding

Treatment of external bleeding including foreign body in wound and nose bleeds

Common causes of internal injuries

Diagnosis of internal injuries

Treatment of internal injuries


Shock

Diagnosis of clinical shock in a casualty

Treatment for shock


Burns

Common cause of burns in both domestic and workplace environment

Diagnosis of burns

Treatment of burns including chemical burns

Special considerations for babies


Choking

Diagnosis of an adult, child and baby choking casualty

Treatment of an adult, child and baby choking casualty who remains conscious

Treatment of an adult, child and baby choking casualty who becomes unconscious

Aftercare of choking casualties


Asthma Attack

Diagnosis of Asthma attack

Treatment of an Asthma attack casualty

Use of medication

When to call an ambulance


Diabetic Casualty

Symptoms of low blood sugar

Treatment of Diabetic casualty


Poisoning

Commonly encountered poisons

Diagnosis of a poisoned casualty

Treatment of poisoning


Anaphylactic Shock

Common causes of anaphylactic shock

Treatment of anaphylactic shock in a casualty

Includes EpiPen© training


Strains and Sprains

Common causes of strains and sprains

Diagnosis of strains and sprains

Treatment of strains and sprains


Fits and seizures

Common causes of fits and seizures in both adults, children and babies including febrile convulsions

Diagnosis of fits and seizures

Treatment of fits and seizures including febrile convulsions in babies and young children


Electric Shock

Common causes of electric shock both in and outside

Diagnosis of an electric shock

Treatment of electric shock


Resuscitation

Diagnosis of a non-breathing casualty

Treatment of a child casualty who is not breathing

Treatment of a baby casualty who is not breathing

Treatment of an adult casualty who is not breathing

Methods to reduce cross infection between First Aider and casualty


First Aid Kits

The Law relating to First Aid provision in the workplace

Packaging of First Aid kits

Content of First Aid kits

Maintenance of First Aid


The course includes handouts that summarise the above topics and include a list of First Aid items, a resuscitation wall-chart is also included.  Additionally candidates have the opportunity to purchase a First Aid manual £6


Certificates awarded to successful candidates are valid for three years.

 

Two day Paediatric First Aid course £700 providing 12 places

rescue breaths
Checking baby breathing
Paediatric First Aid book
First Aid book
Child CPR
Recovery position

A more in depth course as recommended by the Scottish Childminding Association OFSTED and The Department for Education and Skills

Checking casualty
CPR children and babies
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First Aid class with certificates
Nursery nurses learning First Aid with a baby