Outdoor First Aid

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This Outdoor First Aid course is a 16 hour Ofqual accredited certified course, suitable for outdoor instructors and recognised as meeting the requirements for British Canoeing and Mountain Training instructors. A guidance document is available on request which identifies the course syllabus against British Canoeing's expected content for courses. 

A range of outdoor First Aid related 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

2020 Course dates

1-3 December 2020 alongside our First Aid at work Course- 2 certificates over 3 days at a great value

Please contact us if you'd like us to run alternative dates for you, or click here to book online

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