CANCELLED – First aid training course

Mountain bike crash victimDue to low numbers this course has had to be cancelled.

This is a one day course with Wolverest group that provides a certificate in basic first aid. It is based at their training centre in Swindon. Read our first aid story to see why training can really make a difference. Photos from the Nov 2013 course.

It will cost £40 per person inclusive. Meeting at 9:00am at the Wolverest Training school.  21 Cherry Orchard North,  Kembrey Park,  Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 8UH. Details such as lunch are not confirmed yet.

There’s room for 12 people on a first come, first served basis. To book send an email to info@mbswindon.co.uk with the subject line ‘First aid training’ and we will get in touch with payment details.

First aid log roll.

Topics covered:

  • Initial care of the scene and patient
    • Fears of first aid
    • Road safety
    • Barriers – gloves and face shields
    • Initial assessment
    • Breathing unconscious patient and recovery position
  • Cardiac problems
    • One rescuer CPR
    • Chest compressions only
    • CPR hand over to a second rescuer
  • Other primary care problems
    • Choking
    • Serious bleeding and types of wounds
    • Shock
    • Spinal injury
    • Snatch rescue (removing a patient from a dangerous situation)
  • Specific injury management
    • Breaks and fractures
    • Embedded objects
    • Eye injuries
    • Sunburn
    • Head injury and helmet removal
    • Hypothermia
    • Chest injury

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