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WCEC1952 Basic First Aid for Schools

Dates: 30th April & 1st May (2 night course)

5.30-9pm each evening

Certificate of attendance issued at end of course which will be valid for 2 years. All participants must attend on both evenings to be certified

Course Syllabus:

  • Duties of First Aiders in school
  • Contents of First Aid Kit
  • Scene Management
  • Principles of treatment: consent, The Good Samaritan Act
  • Patient Assessment: (Primary and Secondary Surveys)
  • Recovery position
  • Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest
  • CPR & use of an AED (Defibrillator)
  • CPR and AED practical
  • Stroke and Diabetes
  • Wounds and Bleeding including the application of Dressings and Bandages, treatment of nose bleeds
  • Shock including its recognition and treatment
  • Respiratory Emergencies including choking and Asthma
  • Altered levels of consciousness including fainting and seizures
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries: fractures, sprains, strains and dislocations
  • Head injuries including compression, concussion and fractured skull
  • Allergic reactions including Anaphylactic shock
  • Burns, Scalds and Bites
  • Poisoning, Electrocution

Event Properties

Course Date 30-04-2019 5:30 pm
Event End Date 01-05-2019 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 07-03-2019 3:30 pm
Capacity 14
Available place 0
Cut off date 30-04-2019
Individual Price €50.00
West Cork Education Centre
The Square, Dunmanway, Co Cork
West Cork Education Centre


West Cork Education Centre,
The Square,
Co. Cork

Eircode: P47 FH27

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