First Aid

First Aid

  • Country: United Arab Emirates

  • City: Abu Dhabi

START DATE: 24 Sep 2021

END DATE: 24 Sep 2021

UNIT: 1 day

  • COURSE TYPE: First Aid




This program aims to: identify the principles of first aid, safe evaluation of the site, use of globally agreed precautions (to reduce the incidence of infectious diseases), distinguish between different life-threatening conditions and apply general guidelines for the paramedic on how to communicate between a paramedic and an emergency doctor

 Learning Outcome

By the end of the program, attendees will be able to :

• Identify a medical emergency and recognize the need to intervene.

• Identify hazards and assess for response.

• Analyze the basic principles of First Aid and Emergency Response.

• Apply effective ways to react using barriers.

• Implement Basic Life Support and CPR.

• Familiarize self with various types of injuries and ways to react accordingly.

• Simulate and apply emergency care on a mannequin and proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator .

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for people who want to receive training in emergency first aid and is especially suited for nominated first aiders in smaller, low risk working environments. Also for those who want to learn how to deal with

accidents and injuries.

Training Methodology

The training course will be conducted along workshop principles with formal lectures, case studies and interactive worked examples. Relevant case studies will be provided to illustrate the application of each tool in an operations environment.

Each learning point will be re-enforced with practical exercises.

Target Competencies

• Change management

• Decision making

• Team work

• Emergency Response

• Emergency care

Program Content

v Role of the First Aid Provider

• Emergency First Aid Care

• Recognizing an Emergency

• Deciding to Help

• Personal Safety

• Using Barriers

v Approaching the Patient

• Assessing for Response

• Mechanism for Spinal Injury

• Activating Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

v Basic Life Support

• Basic Life-Supporting Skills

• Airway, Breathing, Circulation (ABC)

• Clearing the Airway

• Initial Assessment

• Unresponsive Patient

• CPR for Cardiac Arrest

• Sudden Cardiac Arrest

• Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

v Dealing with Various Types of Emergencies

• Control of Bleeding

• Managing Shock

• Choking

• Exposure to Heat

• Exposure to Cold

• Burns

• Allergic Reactions

• Heart Attack

• Poisoning

• Seizure

• Stroke

v Continuous Patient Care

• Ongoing Assessment

• Warning Signs of Serious Illness

• Mechanism for Significant Injury

• Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath