RTW Scouts Adult Training - Module 10 First Aid - 17 Dec 2016
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RTW Scouts Adult Training - Module 10 First Aid - 17 Dec 2016

RTW Scouts Adult Training - Module 10 First Aid - 17 Dec 2016

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Adamswell Campsite

Broom Lane

Langton Green

TN3 9JL

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Leaders, managers and supporters in Scouting must hold a current first aid qualification at the time of gaining their Wood Badge and at the appointment renewal. However, they are encouraged to keep their qualification up to date at all times. This course is open to all leaders in this group but please ensure you discuss with your training advisor to agree that this training is right for you.

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This module aims to cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults to manage an incident and provide basic first aid.

Topics covered:

  • The principles of first aid and initial response (arriving at and managing an incident)
  • Emergency life support (DRABC, and the recovery position)
  • CPR, including technique for children
  • Shock
  • Bleeding (major and minor)
  • Causes and treatment of unconsciousness
  • Choking
  • Heat exhaustion, heat-stroke, dehydration and hypothermia
  • Burns and scalds
  • Fractures and soft tissue injuries
  • Minor injuries (for example, cuts, grazes and nosebleeds)
  • Meningitis

All equipment and materials will be provided as well as refreshments. Please bring a packed lunch with you. Uniform is not required.

By applying online you do not need to complete the official Kent Scouts Application Form.

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Adamswell Campsite

Broom Lane

Langton Green

TN3 9JL

United Kingdom

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