Outdoor First Aid
(16 hour)

Outdoor First Aid
(16 hour)

Duration:

2 days (16 hrs)

Format(s):

On-site or blended

Learners:

Maximum 12

Certification:

eCertificates, valid for 3 years

Qualification:

Optional Level 2 Award

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This course will give learners the knowledge, skills and confidence to look after an adult or child who suddenly becomes injured or unwell in the outdoors.

It satisfies the first aid requirements of the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme and National Governing Bodies (NGBs).

It is ideal for those who have a responsibility to provide first aid during activities such as walking, paddling, riding or climbing, in any terrain.

It is delivered by a specialist Paramedic Educator who has significant experience of working with children and adults in the outdoors, worldwide.

 
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TOPICS

Introduction:

• Roles and responsibilities
• Incident management
• Casualty assessment
• Remote evacuation

Resuscitation:

• Cardiac arrest - CPR and AED
• Unconscious casualty
• Choking
• Shock

Trauma:

• External bleeding
• Minor Injuries
• Limb and joint injuries
• Head injuries
• Neck and spine injuries
• Chest and abdominal injuries
• Burns and scalds
• Electric shock
• Eye injuries

Medical:

• Anaphylaxis
• Heart Attack
• Stroke
• Seizures
• Asthma
• Diabetic emergencies
• Hypothermia and Heat Illness
• Poisoning

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CERTIFICATION

All of our courses are fully assessed and certificated to nationally recognised standards. eCertificates are valid for 3 years.

If required, this course may also lead to the QA Level 2 Award in Activity First Aid (RQF).

In this case, learners must be at least 14 years old and complete the course within 3 weeks.

 
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AVAILABLE FORMATS

This course can be delivered either:

• 2 days face-to-face at your venue, or
• eLearning + 1 day onsite

Please note that some NGBs (such as MLT) require the course to be delivered entirely face-to-face.

 
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WHY BOOK WITH US?

  • Enjoyable training, tailored to your needs

  • Consistently outstanding feedback

  • Designed/delivered by healthcare professionals

  • Friendly and responsive customer service

  • Nationally recognised qualifications

  • eCertificates, valid for 3 years

  • Fully insured, registered and accredited

  • No charges for amendments or cancellation

  • 20% discount on your first course

 

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FEES

We know this course will make a huge difference to your organisation and your learners will love it.

Our fees are determined by the format you choose, the number of learners you'd like to train and whether you'd like them to get a qualification. That way you only pay for what you need.

If you haven't trained with us before, we also offer a 20% discount on your first course fee.

Please get in touch to find out more...