Emergency First Aid - Adult Social Care (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
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Course Types
Training Event

This course is for Adult Social Care staff and 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 are a number of practical assessments throughout the course that delegates will have to complete.  There is also a multiple choice assessment paper at the end of the course.  Certificates, valid for three years, will be issued to those who have met the required standard.  

Each delegate will be provided with a first aid manual.

Start Date
Friday 1 May 2020
End Date
Friday 1 May 2020
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

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

  • explain the role and responsibilities of the First Aider, including reference to the importance of preventing cross infection

  • describe the need for recording incidents and actions

  • discuss the use of available equipment

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

  • administer cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use an automated external defibrillator (AED)

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

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

Additional information

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

Please be aware that if you are unable to participate in the practical sessions you will only receive a certificate of attendance, not a full certificate which assesses your competency, and you will have to attend a session at a later date when you are fit and well to have your competency assessed.

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
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