Senior First Aid

Students in our senior first aid training program are satisfied with an easy way to learn how they can give the best suitable first aid for senior people in medical emergencies.

TITLE OF PROGRAM: SENIOR FIRST AID TRAINING. Will be conducted in Bahasa Malaysia & English.

DURATION16 hours (2 days).

TARGET GROUP: This is a competency course for members selected to be part of the ERT. It will also be beneficial for ordinary members at any work site.

CERTIFICATION: St John’s Ambulance will issue certificate.

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES: The objective is to train competent first aiders who will be able to:

  • Recognize first aid injuries.
  • Render first aid and CPR efficiently to victims.
  • Manage the victim to time of handover to a medical professional.

 

COURSE OUTLINE/CONTENT: The training will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to First Aid.
  • CPR and Emergency Management.
  • Cardio- Pulmonary Resuscitation or CPR (skills).
  • Soft tissue injuries, joint injuries and bone fractures (theory and practical).
  • Spinal injury.
  • Patient transport (skills).
  • Wounds, bleeding, shock, bandaging, dressing (theory and practical).
  • Burns & Scalds.
  • Poisoning.
  • Drowning, Cardiac Arrest, Electric Shock.
  • Simulation Drill- fracture, injuries, electrocution.
  • Patient Assessment (skills).
  • Theory Assessment / Skills Assessment.