Emergency First Aid Course Scotland

The Emergency First Aid Course Scotland is designed to provide delegates with the necessary knowledge to enable them to carry out emergency first aid.

Duration: 1 Day
Location: Wilson Adrain Safety Training Centre or Delegates Premises
Delegates: 12 People Maximum

Aims of the Course:

To provide delegates with the necessary knowledge to enable them to carry out emergency first aid. The course is designed to train delegates in basic first aid skills necessary to manage a patient who is not: breathing normally; unconscious; bleeding or is ill prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

Course Objectives:

By the end of the course, delegates will have the understanding of the following:

  • Introduction: Principles of first aid, chain of survival, emergency management procedure, care cycle.
  • Scene Safety: Scene survey, exposure protection.
  • Basic Life Support: Primary survey, recovery position and reassessment, CPR adult, alternative ventilation procedures, introduction to automated external defibrillation, adult choking.
  • Life Threatening Conditions: Severe bleeding, shock management.
  • Secondary Survey: Secondary survey, patient history taking, physical assessment.
  • Breathing Problems: Asthma, hyperventilation, chest injuries, breathing problems scenarios.
  • Circulatory Problems: Angina, heart attack, stroke, fainting, circulatory problems scenarios.
  • Environmental Problems: Electrical injuries, burns and scalds, hypothermia, frostbite, heat exhaustion and heat stroke, environmental problems scenario.
  • Nervous System Problems: Epilepsy and seizures, head injuries, spinal injuries, nervous system problems scenario.
  • Other Medical Problems: Allergies, anaphylaxis, diabetic emergencies, poisoning, other medical problems scenarios.
  • Other Injuries: fractures, dislocation, wounds and bleeding, eye injuries, other injuries scenarios.

First Aid Health & Safety: First aid kit, accident recording.

PPE/Equipment Required:

  • Not required
  • Classroom based training course.

Method of Delivery:

  • Presentation
  • Verbal Practical
  • Theory Session
  • First Aid DVD
  • Practical & Theory Test
  • Assessment

The Emergency First Aid Course Scotland is suitable to all.

If you require further information on the course or any other Wilson Adrain Safety Management Training courses, please contact the Health & Safety Department on 0141 563 0330 or email enquiries@wilsonadrainsafety.co.uk.

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