First Aid Introduction
CPD Introduction to First Aid – Zone 1
Are you looking for first aid courses? UK-based employers are mandated to ensure there are first-aiders in their place of work. This course aims to provide your employees with the knowledge they need to understand the key areas of first aid. The course will enable them to increase the safety of themselves and others in the workplace and in other everyday environments. This is a great course for anyone who is interested in first aid, as it will provide them with crucial skills that apply to all aspects of work and everyday life.
Section 1: The role of the first-aider
In this section, your employees will look at what first aid is, what shock is, the key aims of first aid, managing 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 employees 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 employees 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 and observe their breathing 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.
The benefits of this course include:
- Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time
- Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Health and Safety in the Workplace
Introduction to First Aid – Zone 2
Introduction to First Aid – Zone 3
Introduction to First Aid – Zone 4