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Advanced First Aid

Course Purposes

Course provides participants with a solid foundation in advanced first aid, with an emphasis on prevention, practical skills, decision making and dealing with environmental conditions. This advanced program extends beyond material covered in the Advanced First Aid program. Topics include accident scene management, group leadership, rescuer responsibility and liability, prevention of injuries, advanced first aid kits, wound management and managing the trauma victim. The program includes CPR for the Lay Rescuer

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course the participant will be able to:
 
  •  Describe the value of first aid to self and others and in remote areas.
  • Describe the difference between a personal first aid kit and a workplace first aid kit, as well as the supplies that should be in each.
  • Define the different types of consent.
  •  Explain the importance of injury prevention and give concrete examples.
  •  Define the characteristics of an emergency.
  •  Describe the actions that should be taken by a bystander.
  • Describe the possible behaviors of a bystander and the reasons behind the behaviors.
  • Identify situations that require medical care

Course Contents

  •   List the steps that should be taken and the information that should be given when calling EMS.
  •   Identify the reactions that might be displayed by rescuers before, during, and after an emergency.
  •   Identify hazardous conditions that may be present in an emergency situation.
  •   Identify the risks of infectious and communicable diseases.
  •   Describe the standard precautions first aiders should take to prevent coming into direct contact with infectious agents.
  •  List the stages of grieving.
  •   Describe ways to assist a dying victim and survivors.
  •   Describe the function of the respiratory system and its various parts.
  •   Describe the mechanics of breathing.
  •   Describe the function of the circulatory system and its various parts.
  •  Describe the function of the nervous system including the central nervous system, the peripheral nervous system, and the autonomic nervous system.
  •  Describe the roles of the brain and spinal cord in the central nervous system.
  •   Describe the parts of the skeletal system.
  •   Describe the purpose of the skin and its three layers.
  •  List the sequence of victim assessment for responsive and unresponsive victims.
  •   Describe the importance of and the steps in a scene size-up.
  •   List the steps involved in a primary check.
  •  Describe the steps in the primary check for an unresponsive and responsive victim.
  •   Describe the steps in a secondary check for victims with a significant cause of injury.
  •   List the parts of the mnemonic DOTS.
  •   Describe the parts of a SAMPLE history.
  •   Describe what to do until medical help is available.
  •   Define triage.
  •  Define heart attack and cardiac arrest.
  •   Describe the steps in the chain of survival.
  •  Describe and demonstrate how to perform CPR for an adult, child, or infant.
  •   Describe various methods of rescue breathing.
  •   Identify signs of choking.
  •   Identify types of airway obstructions.
  •   Describe and demonstrate how to care for a choking adult, child, or infant.
  •   Describe why automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available in many public facilities.
  •   Describe the basic workings of the human heart.
  •   Identify the difference between ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
  •   Describe basic care procedures for cardiac arrest victims.
  •   Describe how AEDs function.
  •   List the steps in using an AED.
  •   List special considerations for using an AED.
  •   Describe basic maintenance procedures for an AED.
  •   Describe the difference between perfusion and hypoperfusion.
  •   List and describe the cardiovascular causes of shock.
  •   List and describe the noncardiovascular causes of shock.
  •   Describe the difference between compensated and decompensated shock.
  •   Describe how to generally care for shock.
  •   Describe the care for anaphylaxis.
  •   Describe the care for psychogenic shock.
  •   List and describe the three types of external bleeding.
  •   Describe how to care for external bleeding.
  •   Recognize the signs of internal bleeding.
  •   Describe how to care for and monitor victims of severe internal bleeding.
  •   Describe the care of minor internal bleeding (bruising).
  •   Describe the types of open wounds.
  •   Describe basic care procedures for open wounds.
  •   Identify signs of infection in an open wound.
  •  Describe precautions agianst tetanus.
  •  Describe basic care procedures for amputations.
  •  Describe basic care procedures for blisters.
  •   Describe basic care for procedures for impaled objects.
  •   Describe procedures for the removal of slivers, fishhooks, and cactus spines.
  •   Describe the types of and basic care procedures for closed wounds.
  •   Identify the types of wounds that require medical attention and sutures.
  •   Distinguish the types of injuries caused by gunshots.
  •   Describe the basic care procedures and legal considerations for gunshot wounds.
  •   List and describe the types of dressings.
  •   Describe how to apply a sterile dressing.
  •   List and describe the types of bandages.
  •   Describe how to apply a cravat and a roller bandage.
  •   Describe how to bandage on various body parts using the cravat and figure-eight methods and how to secure bandages.
  •   Describe how to correctly apply an adhesive strip bandage.
  •   Describe the three different types of burns.
  •   Describe how burns are evaluated.
  •   Evaluate thermal burns.
  •   Describe how to care for thermal burns.
  •   Evaluate and care for chemical and electrical burns.
  •   Identify thermal burns, arc burns, and true electrical injuries.
  •  Identify and care for scalp wounds, skull fractures, and brain injuries.
  •   Identify and care for injuries affecting the eye, ear and nose.
  •   Identify and care for dental injuries.
  •   Identify and care for spinal injuries.
  •   Identify and care for closed and open chest injuries.
  •   Identify and care for closed and open abdominal injuries.
  •   Identify and care for pelvic injuries.
  •  Identify and care for open and closed fractures.
  •   Identify and care for joint injuries.
  •   Identify and care for muscle injuries.
  •   Describe the RICE procedures.
  •   Identify and care for shoulder injuries.
  •   Identify and care for elbow injuries.
  •   Identify and care for hand injuries.
  •   Identify and care for finger injuries.
  •   Identify and care for hip joint injuries.
  •   Identify and care for thigh injuries.
  •   Identify and care for knee injuries.
  •   Identify and care for lower leg injuries.
  •   Identify the different types of splints.
  •   List the splinting guidelines.
  •   Make arm slings and swathes for arm and shoulder injuries.
  •   Splint shoulder injuries.
  •   Splint upper arm injuries.
  •   Splint elbow injuries.
  •   Splint forearm injuries.
  •   Splint wrist, hand, and finger injuries.
  •   Splint pelvis and hip injuries.
  •   Splint thigh injuries.
  •  Splint knee injuries.
  •   Splint lower leg injuries.
  •   Splint ankle and foot injuries.
  •   Use the mnemonic STOP to determine the cause(s) of changes in responsiveness.
  •   Recognize the difference between someone suffering from a heart attack and cardiac arrest.
  •   Identify and care for a victim having a heart attack.
  •   Identify and care for a victim suffering from angina.
  •   Identify and care for a victim having a stroke.
  •   Identify and care for a victim suffering from asthma.
  •   Identify and care for someone who is hyperventilating.
  •   Identify and care for someone who has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  •   Identify and care for a victim who has fainted or may faint.
  •   Identify and care for a victim who is having a seizure.
  •   Identify and care for someone who has a diabetic emergency.
  •   Identify and care for someone with abdominal pain.
  •   Identify and care for someone experiencing nausea and vomiting.
  •   Identify and care for someone with diarrhea.
  •   Identify and care for someone who is constipated.
  •   Define a poison and the four ways it can enter the body.
  •   Recognize the signs of ingested poisoning and administer care for victims.
  •   Recognize the signs of alcohol intoxication and aminister care for victims.
  •   Classify different types of drugs.
  •   Recognize the signs of drug use and administer care for users.
  •   Recgonize the signs of carbon monoxide poisoning and administer care for victims.
  •   Describe and recognize the effects of poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, and the stinging nettle, and administer care for victims.
  •   Define rabies and identify a possibly rabid animal.
  •  Recognize and care for victims of animal bites.
  •   Recognize and care for victims of human bites.
  •   List and describe the four poisonous snakes in North America.
  •  Recognize and care for victims of snake bites.
  •   Recognize and care for victims of insect stings.
  •   Describe the black widow spider, and recognize and care for victims of a black widow spider bite.
  •   Describe the brown recluse spider, and recognize and care for victims of a brown recluse spider bite.
  •   Describe the tarantula, and recognize and care for victims of a tarantula bite or victim of embedded hairs.
  •   Recognize and care for victims of a common aggressive house spider bite.
  •   Describe the scrorpion, and recognize and care for victims of a scorpion sting.
  •   Recognize and care for victims of a centipede, mosquito, and tick bite.
  •   Recognize and care for victims of a shark bite, barracuda or moray eel sting, other marine stings, and a stingray puncture.
  •   Describe ways the body responds to cold.
  •   List and describe the four ways in which the body loses heat.
  •   Describe the factors that make people more or less susceptible to cold.
  •   Describe how altitude, water, and wind all affect body temperature.
  •   Recognize the signs of nonfreezing injuries and administer care for victims.
  •   Recognize the signs of freezing cold injuries and administer care for victims.
  •   Recognize the signs of hypothermia and administer care for victims.
  •   Recognize the signs of dehydration and administer care for victims.
  •  Describe ways the body stays cool.
  •   Describe what electrolytes are, how the body uses them, and the best way to replace them.
  •   Describe the effects of humidity on the human body.
  •   Recognize the signs of heat cramps and administer care for victims.
  •   Recognize the signs of heat exhaustion and administer care for victims.
  •   Recognize the difference between heatstroke and heat exhaustion.
  •   Recogonize the signs of heatstroke and administer care for victims.
  •   Know the terminology related to childbirth.
  •   Recognize and treat miscarriage and vaginal bleeding.
  •   Recognize the signs of an imminent delivery and know the stages of labor.
  •   Describe how to deliver an infant in an emergency situation.
  •   Recognize and describe the care of abnormal deliveries.
  •   Recognize and care for victims of sexual assault and rape.
  •   Define behavior.
  •   Describe the factors that can change a person’s behavior.
  •   Define depression.
  •   Recognize the signs of depression and describe initial care for victims who suffer from depression.
  •   Define suicide.     
  •   Recognize a potential suicide victim and describe care for a potential suicide victim.
  •   Describe first aid for an emotional injury.
  •   Describe the typical reactions that may occur in a first aider and victim of an emotional injury.
  •   Recognize aggressive, hostile, and violent behavior and describe the care for a person exhibiting such behaviors.
  •   Define four types of rape and a first aider’s role in dealing with a rape victim.
  •   Define the four major categories of child abuse and neglect.
  •   Describe signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect and care for an abused or neglected child victim.
  •   Define the types of domestic violence.
  •   Describe the signs and symptoms of domestic violence and how to care for victims of domestic violence.
  •   Recognize the signs and symptoms of elder abuse and describe care for a victim of elder abuse.
  •   Define wilderness.
  •   Recognize when CPR should be performed.
  •  Recognize, reduce, and stabilize joint dislocations.
  •   Describe how to assess for a spinal injury, and stabilize the victim of a possible spinal injury.
  •   Describe the dangers of an avalanche burial, and recognize the need for a speedy rescue.
  •   Recognize the signs of altitude illness, describe its treatment, and recommend medical care to reduce risk or more serious illness.
  •   Distinguish lightning injuries from electrical injuries, and prioritize treatment of lightning strike victims.
  •   Recognize injuries resulting from wild animal attacks.
  •   Describe procedures and considerations in evacuation and signaling for help.
  •   Describe the steps in reach-throw-row-go in a water rescue.
  •   Define a near drowning, list the different types of drownings, and how to care for near-drowning victims.
  •   Describe the hazards of a cold-water immersion and the factors involved in the speed at which a person cools.
  •   Describe the heat lessening position for one or more victims.
  •   Describe an ice rescue for victims both close to and away from the shore.
  •   Describe the factors involved in an electrical emergency rescue.
  •   List the warning signs of hazardous materials.   
  •   Describe how to give aid in a motor vehicle crash.
  •   Describe what to do should you encounter a fire.
  •   Describe how to handle threatening dogs and farm animals at the scene of an emergency.
  •   Define triage and the four classifications of injured victims.
  •   Describe the guidelines for moving victims.
  •   Perform emergency and nonemergency moves on injured victims.
  •   Recognize the dangers of various natural disasters and respond appropriately.
  •   Recognize the dangers of various technological hazards and respond appropriately.
  •   Respond appropriately to national security emergencies.

Course Recipients

  This course is suited for
 
  • Doctors / First Aiders

Duration

3 Days

Methodology of teaching

Classroom lectures & Videos

Certificates

Core certificate & ECSI certificate “If requested”

Available DATE

Duration Start End
3 Days 2018-02-26 2018-02-28 Apply



3 Days 2018-04-23 2018-04-25 Apply



3 Days 2018-06-04 2018-06-06 Apply



3 Days 2018-08-13 2018-08-15 Apply



3 Days 2018-10-22 2018-10-24 Apply



3 Days 2018-12-03 2018-12-05 Apply




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