This Sports First Aid course follows the HSE guidelines and has been tailored to meet the needs of any therapist. It is the minimum required for professional membership of the Sports Therapy Association, Sports Massage Association and the Institute of Sport & Remedial Massage. On successful completion of this one‑day course the student will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
- Aims and legal responsibilities
- First Aid planning and your First Aid kit
- Assessment of the unconscious or non-breathing casualty
- CPR and the treatment of head and spinal injuries
- Immediate management of:
- Bleeding and shock
The course will be mainly practical so that students get first-hand experience of dealing with simulated injuries in a safe environment.