BASIC FIRST AID


COURSE DESCRIPTION
The Basic First Aid Course is aimed to give the candidates orientation on the principles of saving lives, to help promote recovery and to prevent further worsening of the condition of the casualty.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
The Basic First Aid Course gives the candidates a deeper understanding about how to treat the casualty by applying the proper procedures and prevent the condition of the casualty from worsening. The Terms used in First Aid Services, equipment, supplies and records are also emphasized.

TOPICS COVERED
The following is a list of topics that the course covers:

  1. What is First Aid?
  2. Aim of First Aid
  3. How to approach the casualty for examination and aid?
  4. How to examine the bleeding of casualty?
  5. Controlling blood loss
  6. Checking for Responsiveness
  7. Checking the Airway
  8. Checking for Breathing
  9. Applying CPR Technique
  10. The recovery position
  11. Removal of casualty
  12. First Aid for Poisoning
  13. First Aid for Bites
  14. Types of Burns and their First Aid
  15. First Aid for Shock