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Highfield Level 2 International Award in Emergency First Aid, Defibrillation and CPR

Course Description

This qualification has been developed for those who wish to become an Emergency First Aider and use a defibrillator.
Learners gaining this qualification will know basic emergency first-aid procedures and will be able to use a defibrillator correctly. The topics covered will help to maintain good practice in safe, prompt and effective emergency first-aid treatment of individuals.


Course Objective

By the end of the session, the participants will,

  • Know the basic emergency first aid requirements
  • Be able to demonstrate basic emergency first aid techniques in line with current guidelines
  • Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator

Course Outline

The course covers the following topics:

  • Describe the principles that underpin basic emergency first aid support
  • Explain the circumstances under which resuscitation is performed
  • Explain why early intervention is necessary
  • Describe different types of cardiopulmonary arrest
  • Demonstrate the DRABC emergency response
  • Demonstrate the top-to-toe survey of an injury
  • Demonstrate how to place a casualty in the recovery position
  • Identify the risks when placing a casualty in the recovery position
  • Conduct major bleed control on a casualty who has suffered bleeding
  • Manage hypovolemic shock treatment for a casualty
  • Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Demonstrate compression-only resuscitation
  • Demonstrate the use of resuscitation barrier devices
  • Demonstrate how to manage a choking casualty 2 Know how to safely use an automated external defibrillator
  • Describe the differences between using an AED on an adult and child
  • Identify safety considerations when using an automated external defibrillator
  • Demonstrate the correct placement of AED electrode pads on a manikin
  • Follow AED voice prompts accurately
  • Demonstrate how to combine the use of an automated external defibrillator with minimal interruptions in cardiopulmonary resuscitation using a manikin
  • Demonstrate the safe delivery of AED shock
  • State the procedures if the casualty shows signs of life and starts to breathe normally
  • Identify the information required when handing over the casualty

  
  

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