This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in oxygen for first aid. The certificate is valid for 3 years and a recommended annual refresher. This course covers the basics of how to deliver oxygen in a first aid emergencies. Oxygen within first aid by trained rescuers can provide an effective way of saving a life or just promoting recovery. On this course you will learn the basics of how to assemble, use and disassemble an oxygen kit. Oxygen is simple skill but there are safety concerns, and these are also covered in full on the course.
Added to the course also is the use of bag valve masks (BVM) to deliver breaths without direct mouth contact as well as being able to deliver the breaths using 100% oxygen.
This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in anaphylaxis awareness. The course covers the use of Epi-Pens, Emerade and Jext as well as recognition of signs, treatment, concerns and activating the EMS as well as care for the patient.
Asthma affects 5.4 million people in the UK which means there are about 1 in 5 households with someone living with the condition and of this 1.1 million are children and 4.3 million are adults. Asthma prevalence is thought to have plateaued since the late 1990s, although the UK still has some of the highest rates in Europe and on average 3 people a day die from asthma. There were 1,143 deaths from asthma in the UK in 2010 (16 of these were children aged 14 and under).
An estimated 75% of hospital admissions for asthma are avoidable and as many as 90% of the deaths from asthma are preventable so the need for training is important if you are caring for someone with Asthma or if you have the condition yourself.
This course is aimed at training individuals who work with children to ensure they know how to identify and report possible cases of abuse and neglect. Children are at risk in many environments and training will ensure understanding of the problem, avoiding possible situations and dealing with abuse and neglect once identified.
This course covers the basics to ensure that staff, families or individuals are able to deal with this sensitive subject.