First Aid Level 1
First aid is the immediate skilled treatment of a person (s) at the scene of an injury or illness using available materials and resources available. It is the temporary assistance that is rendered until competent medical care, if required, arrives and takes over. An emergency is an unforeseen event or condition that requires a prompt response. This course is essential in the workplace and could save a life.
After you have completed this section you will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of emergency scene management.
- Demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology.
- Assess an emergency situation.
- Apply First Aid procedures to the life-threatening situation.
- Treat common injuries.