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Course syllabus - EFAW

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Topic: Course syllabus - EFAW
Posted By: David Arnold
Subject: Course syllabus - EFAW
Date Posted: 07 Jul 2008 at 3:56pm

The emergency first aid course should last at least 6 contact hours, excluding breaks.

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

• understand the role of the first aider including reference to the use of available equipment and the need for recording incidents and actions;

• understand the importance of basic hygiene in first aid procedures;

• assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;

• demonstrate how to administer first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is unconscious and/or in seizure;

• demonstrate how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation promptly and effectively;

• demonstrate how to administer first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding and/or in shock;

• administer first aid safely, promptly and effectively to a casualty who is choking;

• provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.




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