First Aid Courses: Emergency First Aid for Schools

Details: This specially designed programme has been adapted from the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work course to meet the needs of people who work within a school setting. The syllabus includes all content from the 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work course and includes additional subjects likely to be faced by first aiders working within a school.

Time frame: 1 day (7 hours)

First aid for schools

Skills covered:

  • The ability to act safely and effectively when an accident or emergency occurs.
  • The treatment and priorities of care for an unconscious patient.
  • The recognition and treatment of a person in seizure.
  • The recognition of cardiac arrest and delivery of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • The ability to recognise and safely treat a patient who is choking.
  • The ability to safely and promptly treat a patient who is bleeding.
  • The keeping of simple records following an accident at work.
  • Asthma.
  • Allergic Reaction.
  • Resuscitation and Choking for Children.
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