• Outdoor Pursuits

Outdoor Pursuits

This course is usually run over 1 day, and consists of 7 teaching hours, breaks and lunch. There is a 2 day course (16 hours) available is required.

This course covers primary and secondary care where the emergency services are not easily accessible. It is ideal for people who responsible for looking after others whilst on activity outings.

We have successfully run this course over the last couple of years and members of staff accompanying the D of E weekends, and residential trips.

Course Curriculum

  • Introductory First Aid Training
    • Fears of First Aid
    • Asking Permission to Help
    • Scene Safety
    • Chain of Survival
    • ABCDs
    • Initial Assessment and Recovery Position
    • Stop Think Act
    • Barriers
    • Face Shields
    • First Aid Kit
    • Dealing with an Emergency away from EMS support
    • Deciding to move a patient or not
  • Cardiac Arrest
    • Adult CPR
    • Adult CPR Hand Over
    • Compression Only CPR
    • AED Introduction
  • Choking Training
    • Conscious Adult Choking
    • Unconscious Adult Choking
  • Bleeding Control
    • Types of Bleeding
    • Serious Bleeding
    • Internal bleeding
  • Secondary Care Ongoing Assessments for Injury and Illness
    • RICE - Strains, Sprains and Soft Tissue Injuries
    • Adult Fractures
    • Head Injury
    • Spinal Injury
    • Anatomy of an Injury
    • Allergies
    • Heat and Cold Emergencies
    • Shock
    • Asthma
    • Epilepsy and Seizures