The aim of this course is to establish a level of competence with those who hold a valid recognised First Aid qualification to deliver intermediate life support. This will include basic life support, use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), management of a casualty with a spinal injury on dry land, effective management of a casualty in a pre-hospital environment and safe administering of oxygen.
Course Units and Contents:
- Unit 1: Oxygen and the pre-hospital environment
- Unit 2: Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
- Unit 3: Spinal injury management (Dry)
- Minimum of 14 years of age on the date of assessment.
- The First Responder award (FR) is only open to candidates who hold a valid, recognised First Aid qualification. At the start of the FR course all candidates will be required to demonstrate CPR to the standards set out by SLSGB. Candidates who fail this test will not be permitted to continue the course and will not be entitled to a repayment of the course (registration) fee.
24 months from the date of assessment (may be revalidated at annual proficiency test).
2 days, this course has a continuous assessment throughout.
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