Topics include; roles & responsibilities, adult/child/infant specific treatments, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, major illnesses, torso and limb injuries, environmental effects, heat and cold injuries, using first aid kit, outdoor specific scenarios, outdoor incident management and looking after a casualty for more than 10 minutes.
This course is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains.
The course is set over two days with a minimum of 16 hours tutor contact time (excluding breaks).
All first aid training must be renewed after three years.
The Forest Schools First Aid training is £99 when booked with a Forest Schools Practitioner Qualification reduced from £135.
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