First Aid at Work (Occupational)

About this course

Welcome to this course in First Aid at Work. It will enable you gain relevant skills in first aid for responding to different emergencies that occur at the work place or even at home. Emergencies can happen anywhere, anytime and to anyone therefore we need to be equipped with first aid skills so as to save a life, enhance recovery and ensure human dignity.

 Course Objectives

At the end of this part of the course, having passed the assessment, you will be competent in the skills needed to:

  1. Manage an Incident in which people are ill or have been injured
  2. Take care of them until medical help is available.
Course Schedule (duration of course)

Not exceeding 30 days from starting date

Instructional materials and equipment

Audio-visuals and notes related to the course objectives via computers and tablets.

 Course evaluation

Question & Answer Forum (response time on opening topics, response time on answering questions)

Course texts

St John Ambulance First Aid Manual.

Lesson 1: Course Overview

1
Lesson 1.1: Introduction and definition of terms
2
Lesson 1.2: Aims of first aid or why we do First Aid
3
Lesson 1.3: Responsibilities of a first aider
4
Lesson 1.4: Use of personal protective equipment (PPE)
5
Topic one questions
3 questions

Lesson 2: Problems Encountered During Incident Management

1
Lesson 2.1: Incident problems
2
Lesson 2.2: Casualty Problems
3
Lesson 2.3: Action procedure during incident management

Secondary Survey and Making an Emergency Call

1
Lesson 3.1: Primary survey
2
Lesson 3.2: Secondary survey
3
Lesson 3.3: Key contents of an emergency call ( 4WCT)

Lesson 4: Unconscious Breathing and Unconscious Non Breathing Casualty Management

1
Lesson 4.1: Managing unconscious breathing casualty
2
Lesson 4.2: Unconscious Non-breathing adult casualty
3
Lesson 4.3: Key Tips on CPR
4
Question on Unconscious Breathing and Unconscious Non Breathing Casualty Management
7 questions

Lesson 5: Disorders of airway and breathing

1
Lesson 5.1: Choking
2
Lesson 5.2: Asthma
3
Lesson 5.3: Anaphylactic Shock( Anaphylaxis)
4
Disorders of the Airways Quiz
5 questions

Lesson 6: Disorders of circulation

1
6.1 Fainting
2
6.2 Shock
3
6.3: Heart Attack and Angina

Bandages & Bleeding

1
7.1: Dressings and bandages
2
7.2.1: Bleeding – External Bleeding
3
7.2.2: Internal Bleeding
4
Questions on Wounds and Dressing
8 questions

Lesson 8: Head Injuries

1
8.1 Concussion
2
8.2 Compression
3
8.3 Skull fracture
4
8.4 Stroke
5
8.5 Epilepsy
6
8.6 Low blood sugar
7
Head Injury Quiz
8 questions

Lesson 9: Burns

1
Lesson 9.1: Introduction to burns
2
Lesson 9.2: Management of Burns
3
9.2.1 : Chemical and Electrical Voltage burns
4
9.2.2: Burns to the Airway

Lesson 10: Poisons

1
Lesson 10.1: Poisons
2
Lesson 10.2: Management of poisoning
3
Lesson 10.3: Snake Bites
4
Questions on Poisons
6 questions

Lesson 11: Musculoskeletal Injuries

1
Lesson 11.1: Sprains and Strains
2
Lesson 11.2: Soft tissue injuries
3
Lesson 11.3: Fractures
4
Questions on Musculoskeletal Injuries
5 questions

Lesson 12: Lifting and Carrying

1
Lesson 12.1: Factors to consider
2
Lesson 12.2: Guidelines when lifting and carrying
3
Lesson 12.3: Methods of carrying
4
Questions on Lifting and Carrying
3 questions

1
Final Theory Paper
2
Final Theory Paper – First Aid at Work
25 questions

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Lectures: 42
Level: Advanced
First Aid at Work (Occupational)
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