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Emergency First Aid

MKD Health & Safety Emergency First Aid course is a 1 day course designed for anyone requiring training as an Emergency First Aider. This course enables trainees to act as back up for the First Aid Responders in the workplace. On completion of this course trainees will understand the responsibilities of the Emergency First Aider, provide treatment for preserving life, promote recovery and prevent situations from worsening.
Learners who complete the course will be able to provide treatment for an injury which does not require the services of a medical practitioner or nurse.

Course Outline

  • Role of the First Aider
  • Scene Safety
  • Patient Assessment
  • Basic Life Support
  • Wounds, Bleeding & Shock
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Fractures
  • Burns, Scalds & Electric Shock

This is a highly interactive course with practical skills assessed throughout and a written test upon completion of training.
Successful candidates will recieve a 2 year MKD Health & Safety Emergency First Aid Certificate.

This course and all MKD First Aid Courses are delivered by QQI level 6 instructors who are registered PHECC FAR instructors

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