First Aid Online Course

Health and social care workers may be involved in an accident or incident that requires First Aid support.

First Aid is a mandatory training course that should be completed before supporting vulnerable individuals, in a professional capacity.

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Course Description

Health and social care workers may be involved in an accident or incident that requires First Aid support.

First Aid is a mandatory training course that should be completed before supporting vulnerable individuals, in a professional capacity.

This First Aid Online Course applies to all health and social care workers that work in settings such as Care Homes, Day Centres, or supporting an individual in their own home. This also applies to hospital staff at health care assistant level, unpaid and voluntary workers.

It is designed to give social care workers the underpinning knowledge and requirements needed to use effective First aid practice when working professionally with vulnerable individuals.

Study First Aid Online Course via an eLearning platform.

Access to the First Aid Online Course is delivered via an eLearning platform. E-Learning an efficient way of delivering courses online due to its convenience and flexibility. The resources are available from anywhere and at any time. Meaning everyone can take advantage of web-based learning regardless of their circumstances. E-Learning is invaluable for employers, meaning staff can complete CPD without the added cost of lecturers and conferences.

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The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996. It is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors. Certified CPD courses complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. CPD courses can be completed at work or at home or whoever there is an internet connection. Meaning that you can further your skillset and progress your career in a way that suits you.

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Along with this First Aid Online Course, Home Study Zone offers a vast array of other Certified CPD courses. Additionally, CPD will help somebody build their skill set, gain further understanding, and progress in their career.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Awareness of the law and employer’ responsibilities.
  • Ability to assess an incident and understand Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  • Identify injuries occurring following slips, trips and falls and how to deal with them.
  • Recognise breathing problems that may occur and how to apply first aid in these areas.
  • Identify the effects of excess temperatures and know how to apply first aid in these areas.
  • Identify common illnesses and conditions and know how to apply first aid in these areas.
  • Understand how to report and record appropriately.

Course Syllabus

  • The Law and Regulations for First Aid
  • First Aid Risk Assessment
  • First Aid Equipment
  • How to Assess an Incident
  • Automated External Defibrillator
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Minor Wounds and Bruises
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Head Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Sprains
  • Breathing Issues
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Hyperventilation
  • Drowning
  • Excess Temperatures
  • Dehydration
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Heatstroke
  • Hypothermia
  • Other Illnesses and Conditions
  • Allergies
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures
  • Stroke
  • Reporting and Recording