Outdoor First Aid
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Outdoor First Aid

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This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance (more than 30 mins) in the remote and rural regions of the UK.   This course is recognised throughout the UK and is the course of choice for experienced practitioners who use the outdoors.

It is suitable for workers in rural and remote settings and will maintain the license to practice for those with Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards.

When?

26th – 27th June – some pre course work will be required

What Time?

9:00am –  6pm. Lunch is not provided. There will be some pre- course material to complete prior to the course or in the evenings of the course. This enables us to make the taught element as practical as possible.

Location?

Duror Village Hall

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Description

The course meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training at Band 3.

Delivery

Topics include; roles & responsibilities, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, major illnesses, torso and limb injuries, environmental effects, heat and cold injuries, using first aid kit, outdoor specific scenarios and outdoor incident management, answering queries such as when or how to remove boots, helmets and looking after a casualty for some hours.

This qualification is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills.

A range of subjects are covered including: –

First Aid Equipment

Assessment of the situation

Prioritising treatment

Environmental factors

Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

Bandaging

Moving a casualty

Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

Fractures and spinal injuries

Heart attacks

Choking

Control of bleeding

Head injuries

Eye injuries

Poisoning

Chest injuries

Abdominal injuries

Sprains and strains

Burns and scalds

Asthma

Diabetes

Epilepsy

Hypothermia

Frostbite

Heat exhaustion

Bites and stings

Minor injuries


When?

26th – 27th June – some pre course work will be required

What Time?

9:00am –  6pm. Lunch is not provided. There will be some pre- course material to complete prior to the course or in the evenings of the course. This enables us to make the taught element as practical as possible.

Location?

Duror Village Hall

Equipment?

For every session, we expect our customers to wear a suitable outdoor clothing and have waterproofs available. Please pack enough food and water for the day, plus more for emergencies. Weather is changeable, so pack enough warm, waterproof and breathable layers to see you through the day. There will be parts of the day where you are static. If you are unsure of exactly what to bring just ask.

Ratio?

Rations are 1:12, although we may have additonal numbers of people who are acting as casualties.

Skill level?

No previous First Aid Experience is required.

Further Information?

If you need extra support to undertake this session because of a physical or learning need, contact us to discuss any reasonable adjustments that would support you on this session. Please see our terms and conditions for any additional information.

Certification?

Outdoor First Aid – Level 3 – 16 hours

Control of Catastrophic Bleeding

Valid for three years.

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