CPD Introduction to First Aid – Zone 1
Would any of your learners benefit from completing some first aid training? .
This course aims to provide your learners with the knowledge they need to understand the key areas of first aid. It will enable your learners to increase their own safety and that of others, both in the workplace and in other everyday environments. .
Upon completion of their first aid training, your learners could progress on to one of our other first aid courses.
Section 1: The role of the first-aider
In this section, your learners will look at what first aid is, what shock is, the key aims of first aid, how to minimise the risk of infection, the contents of a first aid kit, and the importance of reporting and recording workplace accidents.
Section 2: Managing an emergency
This section covers the methods used to approach incidents and manage an emergency. Your learners will look at different ways of identifying dangers to a casualty and eliminating common dangers in an emergency.
Section 3: Basic patient assessment skills
Your learners will learn about primary and secondary surveys that can be used when assessing a casualty. They will also look at how to observe a casualty, including their breathing rate and pain.
Section 4: Minor injuries
This section covers the techniques used for administering first aid for small cuts and grazes, minor burns and scalds, and small splinters.