Arduous Terrain Outdoor first Aid course conversion to First Aid at Work

£80.00

This 16-hour training covers practical skills needed by those working in Remote, Wilderness and Mountain & Outdoor situations providing the confidence and knowledge to deal with comprehensive life-saving first aid emergencies in the outdoor environment.

Once you have completed our 2 day Arduous Terrain Outdoor First Aid Course you can then bolt this course onto the end and then have a Arduous Terrain Outdoor First Aid at Work certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Current dates:

31 Jan 2022 Sourton Village Hall

21 Feb 2022 Sourton Village Hall

28 Mar 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

25 Apr 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

30 May 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

18 Jul 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

29 Aug 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

26 Sep 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

31 Oct 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

28 Nov 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

19 Dec 2022 Dartmoor, Area TBC

 

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This 16-hour training covers practical skills needed by those working in Remote, Wilderness and Mountain & Outdoor situations providing the confidence and knowledge to deal with comprehensive life-saving first aid emergencies in the outdoor environment.

It is recognised by most Outdoor National Governing Bodies Instructor Awards including Canoeing & Kayaking (BCU) and Mountaineering & Rock Climbing (MLTUK).

Content
Being Safe – best practise including prevention of cross-infection.
Vital Signs – temperature, colour, pulse, breathing, level of consciousness.
Incident Handling – a systematic approach to problem solving & decision making.
Unconsciousness – managing the unconscious casualty to ensure a safe airway.
CPR/AED & Choking – dealing with the non-breathing casualty including drowning.
Wounds & Bleeding – dealing with external & internal bleeding and shock.
Major Injuries – treating head, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm injuries.
Soft Tissue Injuries – to muscles & joints including dislocations.
Monitoring – Casualty Cards & monitoring plus hand over to rescue services.
Remote Issues – improvisation techniques when you have nothing else available!
Cold and Heat – dealing with hypothermia, hyperthermia and burns.
Medical Emergencies – angina, heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, bites, stings and anaphylaxis.

First Aid Regulations – some awareness including first aid kits.

Certification
This training provides a Qual Safe Certificate in Emergency first Aid at work / Outdoor First Aid Certificate.

Requalification
Certificates are valid for three years following which candidates undertake a further 2 days training (16+ hour) Outdoor First Aid.