VSLC Emergency First Aid

VSLC Emergency First Aid


Our Emergency First Aid Qualification is designed to equip participants with the skills they need to manage life-threatening conditions. It covers basic life support, AED use, bleeding control, choking management and more. Normally delivered over one day, this is the perfect course for those who are new to first aid, or those who want to brush up on their core first response skills. 

Qualification Details

Qualification Name: VSLC Emergency First Aid
Current Version: v1.1

Endorsed by: The Swimming Teacher’s Association (STA, UK)
Governance: Taught in line with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines

Duration: 6 hours minimum tuition time
Validity: 2 years from the date of the course. Refresher training is recommended at least annually.

 

Understand the role and responsibilities of a first aider:

  • Identify the role and responsibilities of a first aider
  • Describe how to minimise the risk of infection to self and others
  • Identify the need for establishing consent to provide first aid
  • Complete an accident report form
  • Identify the first-aid equipment that should be available in a workplace
  • Describe the safe use of first-aid equipment

Be able to assess an incident:

  • Conduct a scene survey
  • Conduct a primary survey of a casualty
  • Give examples of when to call for help

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally:

  • Assess a casualty’s level of consciousness
  • Open a casualty’s airway and check breathing
  • Explain why it is important to place an unconscious casualty into the recovery position
  • Place an unresponsive casualty in the recovery position
  • Manage a casualty who is in seizure 

Be able to manage an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally:

  • Recognise the need to commence cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation using a manikin

 Be able to recognise and assist a casualty who is choking:

  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Describe how to identify a casualty with a:
    • partially blocked airway
    • completely blocked airway

 Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding:

  • Identify the types of external bleeding
  • Control external bleeding

 Be able to manage a casualty who is in shock:

  • Recognise shock
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is in shock

 Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury:

  • Administer first aid to a casualty with small cuts, grazes and bruises
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with minor burns and scalds
  • Administer first aid to a casualty with small splinters

 

This qualification is trainer assessed. 

To successfully complete the qualification, candidates must:

  • Participate in all aspects of the course
  • Successfully demonstrate the management of a breathing, unconscious casualty
  • Successfully demonstrate the management of a non-breathing adult casualty
  • Successfully demonstrate the management of a choking casualty

 

Upcoming Courses

Check out our upcoming courses and book online. If you can’t find what you are looking for, please just our full list of courses or get in touch and let us know what you need.

08 November

Emergency First Aid, Hanoi

08/11/2020 The Fitness Village, No. 68, Alley 50, Lane 310 Nghi Tam Street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam VND1,950K 9 Qty Available
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