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Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care

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Course Types
Training Event (face to face)

The course, for Adult Social Care Staff, enables first aiders to give emergency first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill. It includes both theory and practical sessions and is designed to boost confidence. There is no final exam however delegates are assessed throughout the course and certificates, valid for three years, are issued to those who have reached the required standard.

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

Start Date
Tuesday 16 April 2019
End Date
Tuesday 16 April 2019
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • describe the role and responsibilities of the First Aider

  • assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency

  • administer cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • administer First Aid to a casualty who is a) unconscious (including seizure) b) choking c) wounded and bleeding d) suffering from shock

  • provide appropriate First Aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

  • explain how to use a defibrillator

Additional information

Please wear sensible clothing and footwear as this is a practical session.

Target Audience
Adult Social Care Providers / Assessment Services (BHCC) / Brighton & Hove City Council Staff / For anyone where relevant to role
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107, Norton Road
Event Trainers
Top Edge Training
Pricing Bands
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