Basic First Aid

Pulse 8 Training’s 1 Day Basic First Aid course has been devised from the most up-to-date guidelines regarding First Aid from the Health & Safety Authority.

This course will give you the skills and confidence to apply first aid skills to anyone in an emergency.
With an emphasis on hands-on practice you will leave our course equipped to deal with common emergencies in a competent way

Approaching an Accident

  • Assessing the Situation
  • Making the Area Safe
  • Calling an Ambulance
  • Assessing a Casualty

Breathing & CPR

  • Checking Breathing
  • How Does Your Heart Work
  • Common Heart Problems
  • What is CPR
  • Child / Infant CPR
  • Choking
  • Recovery Position

Wounds & Bleeding

  • Types of Wounds & Cuts
  • Internal & External Bleeding
  • Treatment of Internal Bleeding
  • Treatment of External Bleeding
  • Various Bandaging Techniques

Breaks, Sprains & Strains

  • The Skeleton
  • Types of Fractures
  • Treatment of Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Injuries – Sprains & Strains
  • Treatment of Sprains & Strains – RICE
  • Bandaging & Slings

Burns & Scalds

  • Types of Burns
  • Treatment for Minor & Major Burns
  • Electrical Burns
  • Chemical Burns

Medical Emergencies 

  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes

All our courses can be tailored to meet your needs

Successful students will receive a Pulse 8
Training Certificate, valid for 2 years.

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