Who is this Course for? Anyone who wishes to take part in outdoor pursuits activities such as hill-walking, pot-holing, water-sports, climbing etc. The course is for all ages, leaders such as Scouts and Guides or folk setting off on an outdoor pursuits holiday. Background The instructors for this course have experience and expertise in leading outdoor pursuits. Course Objectives To assess and treat casualties in major and minor incidents in an outdoor or remote context. Course Contents All First Aid topics are in an outdoor pursuits context.
Cardio pulmonary resuscitation
The recovery position
The apparently drowned casualty
Head injuries - concussion and compression
Sprains and strains
Cuts and severe bleeding
Venomous bites and stings
Contents of a first aid box
Accident reporting and recording
Course Duration One day Qualification Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate - valid for three years, certified by First Aid Industry Body.