Emergency First Aid

  • Event: Emergency First Aid
  • Date: 23/01/2018
  • Time: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Venue: Gateway Hub, Shannon Airport House , Shannon, Co Clare


Our specifically developed and tailored course includes:

  • Assessment and accident scene management.  Personal protection. Legal implications of pre-hospital emergency care and dealing with stress.
  • Types of wounds, dealing with external and internal bleeding including nosebleeds. Bandaging.
  • Recognising and treating shock including anaphylaxis
  • Treatment of burns, scalds and sunburn
  • Dealing with electrical injuries
  • Poisons including Carbon Monoxide poisoning
  • Respiration, asphyxia and child, infant and adult choking (foreign body airway obstruction)
  • Unconsciousness, fainting, skull, head, eye and facial injuries, concussion and compression.
  • Recovery position for children, infants and adults.
  • Fractures, sprains, strains and dislocations.
  • CPR for children, infants and adults
  • Medical emergencies, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, spinal injuries
  • Infant emergencies, meningitis, dehydration, heat stroke, febrile convulsions, cold / hypothermia, appendicitis, hyperventilation, ear injuries, and tips to prevent medical errors.

We allow ample time for students to practice and will not progress to a new topic until we and students are satisfied that the appropriate standard has been met. We believe that students learn through interaction and so we actively promote discussion and questions from students.

We use one manikin per student when teaching the CPR element of the course so that students have plenty of time to practice. Each student receives comprehensive course notes, a pocket mask, and some other proprietary documentation including a CPR flowchart and a treatment record sheet to supplement their accident report form.

For more information email Cillian at cgriffey@shannonchamber.ie or call 061 360611

Please quote Purchase Order number if required on invoice. Cheques should be made payable to Shannon Chamber Skillnet. 

Shannon Chamber Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

For further information please visit www.skillnets.ie

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