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Advanced First Aid (REC Level 4)

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A two day course (16 hours). The advanced 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 • shock management • longer term care
  • Advanced techniques • skills • development • use of additional equipment
  • 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:

  • bls: basic life support • vital signs • blood pressure • Glasgow coma scale
  • als: advanced life support • suction • airways • oxygen • shock • fluid replacement
  • injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
  • rescue: triage • rescue • co-ordination • casualty management • cpr


The Assessment

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


The Candidates

  • All candidates will either have emergency or standard (FAW) first aid module
  • Will be able to take control of an incident and direct standard First Aiders
  • Will be able to deal with more complex emergency situations and use advanced methods


The Qualification

  • The Advanced First Aid course is certified for three years.

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