Sports First Aid

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Endorsed via the Scottish FA & delivered by Andy Gow of A.D. Training and Development this course can also be attended by other sports.

About this event

This course is FOC for any active Perth & Kinross club/school volunteer.

Topics to be Covered

The role of the first aider

Legal responsibilities of a first aider, duty of care/standards of care, roles and responsibilities

especially regarding children

First aid at sporting events

The first aid room and kit

Incident assessment inc sending for help and personal safety

Basic life support (as per latest European Resuscitation Council guidelines) including use of

AED + practical session + examination

Management of the unconscious casualty + practical session + examination

Recovery position + practical session + examination

Action for vomiting, choking and suspected heart attack

Injuries to the head inc facial injuries + practical session + examination. Criteria state

examination - informal ongoing assessment is appropriate and practical but not a substitute

for formal end of course examination as in the criteria

Specific information on the management of concussion with evidence approach based on

new Scottish guidelines

Spinal injury + practical session + examination this mean immobilisation on the field not

moved till emergency services arrive

Injuries to the limbs – soft tissue and suspected fracture + practical session + examination

Bleeding injuries inc management of shock

Management of wounds and burns

Medical conditions in sport including asthma, diabetes, seizures, angina/heart attack, stroke

and environmental problems including heat and cold.

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