First Aid & Basic Life Support

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First Aid & Basic Life Support

A course designed to train participants to effectively recognize and provide a first aid care response to people who require basic emergency care

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Overview

This First Aid and Basic Life Support course is designed to train school children, employees from organizations and companies to help  sick or injured person medically until full medical treatment is available. By the end of the course participants should be able to effectively recognize and provide a first aid care response to those who need basic emergency care.

Course objectives

  1. Allows the trainees to receive hands on experience on patient management, practice, and learn through their mistakes, without posing a risk to patient safety.
  2. It also provides a platform for enhancement of problem-solving and decision-making skills, and team-based competencies like interpersonal and communications skills.
  3. This can be used as a tool that enables acquisition of practical knowledge, skills and attitudes to increase competence and preparedness to deal with an emergency.

Learning outcomes

  1. Immediately after each scenario, a debriefing session will be held, where the trainees can discuss what happened and learn from the experience.
  2. Workshops specially designed to experience techniques in managing patients with regard to special circumstances.
  3. The participants will get hands on experience and technical information in performing practical skills necessary for CPR and First Aid
  4. Realistic clinical scenarios  designed to highlight particular learning objectives
  5. Both trainees directly involved in the scenario plus those watching learn through a combination of facilitated reflection, discussion and direct teaching from the faculty.

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Course Summary

Length
Half day

Sponsor
NICST

Audience
Non medical public

Language
English / Sinhala / Tamil

Course fees
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