Course Description – Family First Aid

This comprehensive course has been created to give you the knowledge to help a baby, child or adult with both minor and major first aid incidents as well as giving advice on how to manage a range of common illnesses and conditions.

Duration: Approximately 2 to 4 hours

Access: This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. You can study at your own pace, and log in and out as often as you wish

Features:
1. Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features
2. Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course
3. Provides a very thorough resource for those with English as a Second Language

Assessment: Self checks after each section of the course and an optional end of course multiple choice assessment

Certification: On successful completion of the end of course assessment, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have passed the course

Verifiable CPD points: 2

Description

Course content:

  • Assessing an emergency situation and prioritise what action to take
  • Understanding the importance of PPE and Infection Control
  • Helping a baby, child or adult who is unresponsive and breathing normally
  • Help a baby, child or adult who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Help baby, child or adult who is having a seizure or febrile convulsion
  • Help a baby, child or adult who is choking
  • Help a baby, child or adult who is suffering a heart attack, angina attack or stroke
  • Help baby, child or adult who is bleeding
  • Help a baby, child or adult who is suffering from shock
  • Help a baby, child or adult who is suffering from anaphylactic shock
  • Help a baby, child or adult who has burns or scalds
  • Help a baby, child or adult who has a suspected fracture
  • Help a baby, child or adult who has a head injury
  • Help a baby, child or adult with a foreign body in eyes, ears or nose
  • Help a baby, child or adult with an eye injury
  • Help a baby, child or adult with a bite or sting
  • Help a baby, child or adult who suffering from poisoning
  • Help a baby, child or adult with a suspected asthma attack, allergic reaction, meningitis, sepsis, fever
  • Appropriate contents of a first aid box