Sports First Aid (1 Day)
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This 1 day sports first aid course focuses on how to treat sport related injuries – from sprains, strains and fractures through to life threatening injuries.
The physicality of sport means that injury is an ever-present danger. In lines of work where you are responsible for athletes or sports players, it may be inevitable that you will have to deal with an injury at some point in the future.
Our sports first aid course gives you the latest knowledge, skills and techniques to treat many of the most common sports injuries with confidence. This includes bumps and scrapes and breaks through to life-threatening problems such as head or spinal injuries. When the right treatment is applied swiftly and accurately to an athlete under your care, it can alleviate pain, prevent the problem from getting worse and ultimately help to improve the rate of healing.
- Aims & principles of first aid
- Event planning and record keeping
- Resuscitation (CPR)
- Care of the unconscious casualty
- Bleeds (including nose bleeds)
- Soft tissue injuries and management
- Fractures and dislocations
- Head injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Hyperthermia / Hypothermia
Our sports first aid course fees include the provision of the instructor together with all necessary equipment to facilitate the course and a course pack for each delegate (which includes a pad, pen and a First Aid Manual).
Upon successful completion of the sports first aid course, each learner will receive sports first aid certificate which is valid for 3 years.