Advanced First Aid and Cpr

Topics: First aid / Pages: 23 (5527 words) / Published: Sep 20th, 2010
INTRODUCTION

“No man can reveal to you ought but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness.” – Khalil Gibran – The Prophet

This course belongs to YOU, and its success depends largely on you.

Please enter into discussions ENTHUSIASTICALLY.

Please feel free to share your EXPERIENCE with us.

Please feel free to say what you think, even if you DISAGREE.

You have been given an evaluation form. Please complete this form honestly as your feedback is vital for the improvement of the services G.T.S.C. provides to you.

A customer complaint form is available from the instructor. If you have any complaint regarding any facet of the course or facility, please obtain this form and complete it. Completing the customer complaint form will in no way have any effect on your grading and/or passing of the course.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES OF THIS COURSE:
To give you a good overview of the principals of advanced first aid, shock, first aid safety, patient assessment, bleeding and wounds, fractures, choking and C.P.R.
To help you to reach an acceptable level of providing practical patient treatment.

FIRST AID is the initial assistance given for any victim before the arrival of an ambulance, doctor or other qualified person. The purpose of having people trained in First Aid is to provide help and care to the injured or sick, for the shortest possible time, until the care of the patient or victim can be taken over to a better-qualified person. In your working environment the better-qualified person can be the medical clinic staff, the ship’s doctor or nurse, or even the land-based ambulance staff. The fact that you will hand over your patient to another person doesn’t make what you are doing any less important. It is vitally important for any seriously injured or sick person to

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