First Aid

Sports First Aid:

This 8-hour sports first aid course is designed to ensure you have sufficient knowledge and skill to deal with most injuries or illnesses which occur during sport.  The content of the course is similar to the three day Occupational First Aid course but not covered in as much detail.  A good overview of the theory will be included, and a lot of time given to practicing the practical skills involved in emergency first aid for adults, children and infants.  Attendees receive detailed notes and a pocket mask.

Duration: Eight hours can be run over one day or two evenings.

Cost per person: €50 (+ small booking fee)

RESCUE EMERGENCY CARE LEVEL 1

A one-day course [6 hours]. The basic first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practical elements intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

  • The fundamental workings of the body, in the heart, lungs and airway
  • Recognising the difference between the healthy, ill or injured
  • Ability to record the baseline measurements of the vital body functions
  • Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
  • Deciding how to deal with an accident or incident

This course can be provided at your premises or at our training venue.  All candidates entering the Rescue Emergency Care scheme start with the basic first aid module

RESCUE EMERGENCY CARE LEVEL 2

A two-day course [16 hours]. The emergency first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practical elements intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

The course includes:

  • Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding • breathing and circulation • CPR
  • Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries
  • Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes
  • Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
  • Rescue: transportation • communication

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:

  • The fundamental workings of the body, in particular the heart, lungs and airway
  • Assessing a casualty
  • Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
  • Deciding how to deal with an accident or incident
  • Awareness of delayed medical help and adverse environmental conditions

This course can be provided at your premises or at our training venue.

RESCUE EMERGENCY CARE LEVEL 3

This is the approved course for ISA, RYA, BCU, MLTB and other outdoor pursuit awarding bodies.
The course is ideal for those working or playing in the outdoors. The REC3 course is designed to introduce a systematic method of first aid for managing casualties. The course is a balance of learning and practical intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

The course includes:

  • 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:
  • Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding • breathing and circulation • cpr
  • Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries
  • Health & Safety: recording accidents • • first aid kits
  • Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes • minor ailments
  • Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
  • Rescue: transportation • communication
  • Assessment: reviews learning during course • practical assessment

The Candidates

Will be able to take control of an incident until a nurse, doctor or ambulance arrives

Is able to cope with common occurrences – illness; injury; collapse; rescue

All candidates must feel confident and have the competence to deliver First Aid assistance in an Emergency.

To get a current listing of courses on offer or to contact an instructor who can arrange a course for you contact the Carlow Sports Partnerships