Travel & Expedition First Aid (16 hr)

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Course Details

Start date: 23-03-2022
End date: 24-03-2022

Location: Brecon

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Trainer Details
Alan Ward

Alan Ward

Phone 02920 369280 / 07967 569058
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My last ever REC course.....

Please book on this course by contacting Helen Menhinick - of Bryn Walking who is handling bookings and general course administration.

A two day course (16 hours). The travel and expedition first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of advanced first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes:

  • Development of skills gained at emergency level
  • In-depth review of emergency care topics
  • Advanced techniques • skills • development
  • Review of special interest topics by the candidates

The Content

First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:

  • Environment: hazards • cold • heat • chemicals • poisons • light • toxic substances
  • Escort: vital signs • psychological • monitor • fluids • stretcher • splints • pain control
  • Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes • poisons • hyperventilation • mental
  • Scenarios: triage • incident management • emergency plans • action cards
  • Travel: dislocations • wound management • tropical diseases • gastric illnesses • altitude

The Assessment

  • Travel first aid is assessed by observation of practical skills throughout the course and written assignments

The Candidates

  • All lay candidates will have completed the Level 4 Advanced course 
  • Will be able to take control of an incident and direct standard First Aiders
  • Will be able to deal with more complex problems and use advanced methods

The Qualification

  • The Travel & Expedition First Aid course if certified for three years

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