1 day emergency first aid is for nominated first aiders in the basic office environment.
Emergency first aid at work (EFAW) is a one-day training course that provides essential knowledge and skills for individuals to respond confidently and effectively in an emergency situation. Here’s an overview of what you can expect to learn in a one-day proparamedics EFAW course:
1. Roles and responsibilities: Understanding your role and responsibilities as a first-aider, including legal requirements and workplace policies.
2. Primary survey: Assessing the scene and the casualty, checking for responsiveness, airway, breathing, and circulation (ABCs).
3. CPR and AED: Learning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).
4. Recovery position: How to place a casualty in a stable side position, known as the recovery position.
5. Choking: Recognising and treating choking in adults, children, and infants.
6. Bleeding and shock: Identifying and controlling bleeding, recognising and treating shock.
7. Burns and scalds: Recognising and treating burns and scalds.
8. Fractures, dislocations, and sprains: Recognising and treating fractures, dislocations, and sprains.
9. Head injuries: Recognising and treating head injuries.
10. Seizures: Recognising and treating seizures.
11. Anaphylaxis: Recognising and treating anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction).
The above list is not exhaustive, however, the aim of the course is to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide initial assistance in an emergency situation, while waiting for medical professionals to arrive.