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Pitch-side Sports First Aid with AED Training




2nd Feb - 3rd Feb

This 2 day course covers all essential life saving first aid techniques, sports injury/trauma assessment and management and the use of a defibrillator. The training is heavily scenario based with the emphasis on managing first aid treatments pitchside. It is delivered with 14 contact training hours over 2 days.


Detailed Description

Training covers:

Safe best practice and awareness of current regulations
Sports specific practical scenario training
A systematic approach to incident management using both primary and secondary surveys (ABCDE)
Vital Signs
Monitoring conscious casualties
Unconsciousness, causes and treatment using safe airway positions
External bleeding, internal bleeding and shock
CPR Resuscitation procedures, including multi-person CPR
Defibrillation and AED use
Assessing and treating common sports trauma injuries - head, neck, spine & limb
Manual spinal immobilisation techniques
Various techniques to roll a casualty with minimal spinal movement
Recognition of concussion - use of Maddock's questions / Pocket CRT
Soft tissue injuries, strains and sprains - when to and when not to use ice
Cease to play decisions following on field assessment using SALTAPS
What to put in your first aid kit
How to make an action plan