AQUATIC FIRST AID

 

Aim

To establish a level of competence in basic life support and first aid skills, giving you the reassurance and confidence when it matters most.

Validity

24 months from date of the assessment.

Syllabus:

1. Life Support: (using a live simulated unconscious patient, not a manikin) demonstrate:

  • Turning a patient from prone to supine

  • Opening the airway and checking for signs of life

  • The action for vomiting and blockages

  • The recovery position and aftercare

Using a suitable adult manikin, demonstrate the use of supplementary oxygen for the following:

  • Oxygen therapy

  • Mouth to mask with oxygen

Demonstrate and Explain management of a blocked airway for both conscious and unconscious:

  • Adult

  • Child

  • Infant

Obtain an airway on a suspected spinal injury patient using jaw thrust, and demonstrate CPR on a:

  • Adult manikin

  • Child manikin

  • Infant manikin

2. First Aid

Acting individually, initiate the appropriate procedures at an incident and provide the effective aftercare for one or two patients from a previously unknown simulated first aid situation. Answer 10 questions from the worksheets (First Aid and Resuscitation section) without referring to any notes. A mark of at least 8 is accepted as the minimum score permitted.

Assessment:

  • Complete the syllabus for the assessment (11hours GLH)

  • This award is delivered and assessed by a Trainer / Assessor

  • Minimum 4 Candidates & Maximum 12 Candidates per course

Cost: £149.00 pp. (includes 12 months SLSGB membership, insurance, certificate and administration fees).