1 day Sports First Aid

 

MEDISAFE TRAINING 31 Frederick Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 3HH

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Sports First Aid course - SFA

 

Description

 

This course complies with the guidelines and criteria as defined by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) in respect of the 1981 (First Aid) Regulations. Delegates will learn the skills and knowledge to provide Emergency First Aid treatment to their casualties in a sports environment in a prompt, safe and effective manner. The topics covered in this course are in accordance with current guidelines published by the Resuscitation Council (UK).

 

 

Duration

 

This course is taught for 6 hours over 1 day and consists of theoretical and practical sessions.

 

 

Course content

 

  • Roles and responsibilities of the First Aider
  • First Aid box and contents
  • The Accident Record form
  • Basic hygiene and infection control in First Aid
  • Assessment of an incident
  • Primary Survey and Agonal Gasping
  • Secondary Assessment and Recovery position
  • Dealing with an Unresponsive Casualty
  • Resuscitation and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Difference between Adult and paediatric CPR
  • CPR for a Drowning Casualty
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use training
  • Respiratory System and Choking
  • Wounds and Bleeding control. Shock. Fainting
  • Embedded Objects. Minor injuries. SALTAP
  • Fractures, Dislocations, Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Head and Spinal Injuries. Eye Injuries
  • Chest pains. Asthma. Seizures
  • Hypothermia. Hyperthermia

 

 

Cost

 

Please contact MEDISAFE TRAINING today on 0121 769 2827 for a very competitive unbeatable quote. The course price includes course handouts and certification for each delegate.

 

 

Assessment

 

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor. There will be a short quiz at the end of the course which includes multiple choice and short answer questions.

 

 

Certification

 

A HSE compliant certificate of course completion from MEDISAFE TRAINING lasting three years will be emailed within 48 hours to the lead person subject to successful completion of the course by the delegate. Hard copy certificates can be provided at additional cost per certificate.

 

 

Important Information

 

Please note that it is a requirement that candidates must be at least 16 years of age and physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline and must attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.

 

Candidates should have good English literacy and numeracy skills to understand the course and to complete the assessments.

 

Please also note that ID will need to be checked at the outset of the course for candidate verification process.

 

  • The training room should be quiet and of appropriate size.
  • Staff should be off work and not expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain on the course for the entire duration of the training course.

Sports First Aid training course