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Course aim: The aim of this online First Aid course online is to provide learners with the knowledge and skills to be a First Aid ResponderFirst Aid Responder Course

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Course objectives:

At the completion of this First Aid course online learners will be able to:

• deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
• provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
• provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including home and recreational settings.
• display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.
• recognise and be able to cope with the additional challenges provided by “Special Circumstances” for which additional training must be completed
• deal with life threatening or potentially life threatening conditions in the pre-hospital environment until arrival of emergency medical services.
• provide First Aid Response for conditions not thought to be life-threatening but are necessary to prevent further harm before the emergency medical services arrive.
• provide pre-hospital First Aid Response in a wide range of environments including home and recreational settings.
• display the requisite personal skills including composure, competence and self-confidence while understanding their limitations.
• recognise and be able to cope with the additional challenges provided by “Special Circumstances” for which additional training must be completed

Course Content

  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedure
  • Common Medical Emergencies
  • CPR
  • Injury Management
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Burns & Electrical Injury
  • Hyopthermia & Hyperthermia
  • Information Management
  • Communications
  • Well being of the First Aid Responder

Access: In order to participate on the course learners must have a reasonable level of English comprehension.

First Aid Course online duration: 18 Hours delivered through 9 hours of elearning followed by 1 day (9 hours) in the classroom.

Learners will be assessed on five FAR skills including CPR on the final day.

First Aid Course Online Delivery Methodology

Elearning followed by practical demonstration and assessment in  the classroom

The elearning course is hosted on our WordPress Learning Management System. This is comprised of self-paced on-demand eLearning Modules

At the end of each module there is a quiz. Time has been allowed for remediation where the learner can redo the module if the quiz has not been successfully completed.

The learning course is then followed by a traditional classroom session which involves practical demonstration and skills assessment.

In the first part of the classroom session the theory is recapped and then the learners complete the 20 question MCQ. In the second part of the classroom session practical skills are practiced and assessed.

See detailed lesson plans for each module and the classroom session detailing the specific knowledge, Skills and attitudinal objectives for these.

You will be required to complete a 20 questions MCQ on the final Day.  Allow 4 hours for the revision of your notes in preparation for this.

Preparation for FAR Skill (s) assessment. Your FAR and CFR skills will be assessed on the final day of the course. You will need to revise your FAR and CFR skills in advance of being assessed. Allow 2 hours for this preparation.

Certification

On successful completion of the course students will receive a PHECC First Aid Responder certificate

Why Qualtec?

Competence: Qualtec is a PHECC Recognised Institution. All of our trainers have completed the PHECC FAR Instructor Course.