Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Introduction

    • About Your Training

  • 2

    Unit One: Introduction

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Syllabus

  • 3

    Unit One: What Is Outdoor First Aid?

    • What is Outdoor First Aid?

  • 4

    Unit One: First Aid Equipment

    • First Aid Kits

    • What Else?

    • Emergency Shelters

    • Casualty Report Form

  • 5

    Unit One: Summon Assistance

    • Ways To Summon Assistance

    • EmergencySMS

    • Call The Emergency Services

    • Mountain Rescue

    • Attracting A Helicopter's Attention

  • 6

    Unit One: Monitoring

    • Monitoring

    • Responding To A Change In Vital Signs

    • Responding To Signs Of Asthma, Seizures & Hypothermia

    • Prioritising Treatment

  • 7

    Unit One: Scene Survey

    • Assessing The Situation

    • Your Example

    • Outdoor Hazards

    • Minimising The Risk Of Infection

    • Casualty Communication

  • 8

    Unit One: Primary Survey

    • DR ABC

    • Check For Dangers

    • Check For A Response

    • Shout For Help

    • Open The Airway

    • Check For Normal Breathing

    • CPR

    • Your Bystander

  • 9

    Unit One: Secondary Assessment

    • Casualty Assessment (SAMPLE)

    • Top-To-Toe Survey

    • Recovery Position

    • Casualty In The Recovery Position

    • Environmental Factors

  • 10

    Unit One: Resuscitation

    • Commencing Resuscitation

    • Principles Of Resuscitation

    • Resuscitation Protocol

    • Other Methods Of Resuscitation

    • The Chain Of Survival

    • Adult Basic Life Support

    • Child CPR

    • Infant CPR

    • Drowning CPR Procedure

    • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support

  • 11

    Unit One: Disorders Of Respiration

    • Responsive Choking Adult

    • Unresponsive Choking Adult

  • 12

    Unit One: Wounds & Bleeding

    • Types Of Wounds

    • Blood

    • Types Of Bleeding

    • Treatment Of Bleeding

    • Wounds With Embedded Objects

    • Splinters

    • Bleeding From Orifices

    • Amputations

    • Internal Bleeding

    • Minor Cuts & Grazes

    • Bruising

    • Nosebleeds

    • Catastrophic Bleeding

  • 13

    Unit One: Hypervolaemic Shock

    • What Is Hypervolaemic Shock

    • Fainting

  • 14

    Unit One: Knowledge Check

    • Knowledge Check

  • 15

    Unit Two: Introduction

    • Learning Outcomes

    • Syllabus

  • 16

    Unit Two: Incident Management

    • Primary Survey (Recap)

    • CPR (Recap)

    • Casualty Assessment (Recap)

    • Top-To-Survey (Recap)

    • Casualty In The Recovery Position (Recap)

    • Scene Survey (Recap)

    • Monitoring (Recap)

    • Managing A Casualty In Outdoor Clothing

    • Moving & Carrying A Casualty

  • 17

    Unit Two: Bones, Joints & Muscle Injuries

    • Composition Of The Body

    • Closed Fracture

    • Treating A Closed Fracture

    • Support Sling

    • Open Fracture

    • Treating An Open Fracture

    • Complicated Fracture

    • Dislocation

    • Elevation Sling

    • Pelvic Injuries

    • Soft Tissue Injuries

    • Treating Soft Tissue Injuries

    • Inprovised Slings & Splints

  • 18

    Unit Two: Head & Spinal Injuries

    • Concussion

    • Treating Concussion

    • Cerebral Compression

    • Treating Cerebral Compression

    • Skull Fracture

    • Treating A Skull Fracture

    • The Human Spine

    • Spinal Injury

    • Treating A Spinal Injury

    • Modified Recovery Position (Spinal Injuries)

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    Unit Two: Chest & Abdominal Injuries

    • Chest Injuries

    • Penetrating Chest Wounds

    • Treating Penetrating Chest Wounds

    • Ribcage Injury

    • Crush Injury

    • Abdominal Wounds

    • Treating Abdominal Wounds

  • 20

    Unit Two: Major Ilnesses

    • Heart Attack

    • Treating A Heart Attack

    • Angina Pectoris

    • Treating Angina Pectoris

    • Stroke

    • Treating A Stroke

    • Diabetes

    • Treating Diabetes

    • Asthma

    • Signs Of Asthma

    • Treating Asthma

    • Seizures

    • Epileptic Seizures

    • Treating A Tonic-Clonic Seizure

    • Treating A Focal Seizure

  • 21

    Unit Two: Anaphylaxis

    • Anaphylaxis

    • Signs & Symptoms

    • Treatment

  • 22

    Unit Two: Effects Of Extreme Heat & Cold

    • Body Temperature Control

    • Heat Exhaustion

    • Treating Heat Exhaustion

    • Heatstroke

    • Treating Heatstroke

    • Dehydration

    • Hypothermia

    • Hypothermia Symptoms (Mild)

    • Hypothermia Symptoms (Moderate)

    • Hypothermia Symptoms (Severe)

    • Treating Hypothermia

    • Frostbite

  • 23

    Unit Two: Burn Injuries

    • Depth Of Burns

    • Types Of Burns

    • Treating Burns

    • Electrical Burns

    • Lightning

    • Blisters

    • Draining A Heel Blister

  • 24

    Unit Two: Eye Injuries

    • A Blow To the Eye

    • Foreign Objects In The Eye

    • Lacerations Of The Eye

    • Ultraviolet Light

    • Chemical Burns To The Eyes

    • Treating Chemical Burns To The Eyes

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    Unit Two: Poisoning

    • What Is A Poison?

    • Entering The Body

    • Drug Poisoning

    • Treating Drug Poisoning

    • Plant Poisoning

    • Food Poisoning

    • Alcohol Poisoning

  • 26

    Unit Two: Bites & Stings

    • Animal & Humas Bites

    • Snake Bites

    • Insect Bites & Stings

    • Tick Bites

    • Treating Tick Bites

    • Lyme Disease

  • 27

    Unit Two: Knowledge Check

    • Knowledge Check

  • 28

    Assessment

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