This course is designed to take the First Aider on to the next skill level, students will be taught the skills associated with rapid assessment, stabilisation and transfer of both the trauma victim and those suffering a medical emergency. First Responders have been proven to have the biggest impact on survivability for those injured or acutely ill in remote locations, as they are able to provide initial support and co-ordination of evacuation to further medical support.
The course is approved by Edexcel (Level 2) and is IHCD managed.
The Intermediate course takes 5 days to complete.
It includes both theoretical and practical sessions.
The course aims to provide those travelling and working overseas in challenging and often hazardous parts of the world with the appropriate knowledge and skills to provide the immediate response to casualties. Aimed at areas of the world where there is either a delayed, unskilled or non-existent emergency ambulance service. The course structure is primarily based on providing the student with the fundamental skills required to manage a casualty in a remote/challenging environment.
During the 5 days the students will learn the following topics:
- Scene Safety and mechanism of injury
- Airway Management
- Cardio-Pulmonary resuscitation
- Defibrillation and administration of oxygen
- Breathing assessment and support
- Bleeding and Hemorrhage control
- Management of burns
- Extremity Trauma management
- Basic Head Injury management
- Medical emergencies
- Road Traffic Collision management, Spinal immobilization
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All courses can be taught at our Fareham training centre, or at other locations on request, for your convenience.