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 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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