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            Level 3 Award in

First Aid at Work - 18 Hours

This course has been registered by CITB NI for grant assistance to registered in scope employers

Day 1

Introduction      What is First Aid      Legislation

Responsibilities      Action in an Emergency      Primary Survey

Secondary Assessment      The Respiratory System

Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Disorders of Respiration      Disorders of Circulation

Wounds and Bleeding      Seizures      Minor Burns and Scalds

Foreign Objects

Day 2

Recap on Primary Survey and Secondary Assessment

Bones, Joints and Muscle injuries      Head and Spinal Injuries

Chest and Abdominal Injuries

Day 3

Specialised Burn Injuries      Eye Injuries      Poisoning

Anaphylaxis      Major Illnesses

If relevant these modules can be added;

Effects of Extreme Heat and Cold      Bites and Stings

This course can be conducted over three, four, five, six, seven, eight or nine (not necessarily consecutive) days.

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