Sports First Aid

Pulse 8 Training’s intensive 1 Day Sports First Aid course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to give competent first aid to the ill or injured until medical aid arrives in a sporting environment.

Our course can include Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified Automated External Defibrillator (AED) & Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training. This course is suitable for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants, volunteers and all involved in sport.

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Approaching an Accident

  • Assessing the Area
  • Making the Area Safe
  • Giving Emergency Aid
  • Getting Help
  • Activating the Emergency Services
  • Assessing the Casualty

Cardiac First Response

  • Heart Attack
  • Dealing with Cardiac Arrest!
  • Adult, Child & Infant CPR
  • Using an AED & Defibrillation
  • Aspirin Administration
  • Stroke
  • Choking

Wounds & Bleeding

  • Internal & External Bleeding
  • Types of Wounds
  • Nose Bleeds
  • Head Injuries &  Concussion
  • Bandaging Techniques

Fractures & Broken Bones

  • Types of Fractures
  • Recognition of a Fracture
  • Treatment of Various Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Injuries (Sprains & Strains)
  • Treatment of Sprains & Strains
  • Muscle Injuries

Spinal Injuries

  • Causes of Spinal Injuries
  • Signs & Symptoms of Spinal Injuries
  • Control of a Spinal Injury

Medical Emergencies 

  • Asthma
  • Shock
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes

All our courses can be tailored to meet your needs

Successful candidates will receive a
Pulse 8 cert and a PHECC cert if included on the course

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