Health & Safety Management Diploma
in First Aid
First Aid Diploma Course [Dip.F.A.] The Diploma course in first aid is based on the course work as approved by the British Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, and St.Andrew’s Ambulance Association. The lavishly illustrated course text covers infections, cross infections, dealing with waste, stress, first aid at work, first aid at mass gatherings, action at emergencies, traffic incidents, fires, electrical injuries, water rescue, assessing a casualty, mechanics of injury, symptoms and signs, examining a casualty, treatment and aftercare, removing clothing and headgear, monitoring vital signs, dressings and bandages, handling casualties, breathing and circulation, life saving priorities, resuscitation for adults children and infants, respiratory system, hypoxia, airway obstruction, hanging and strangulation, drowning, fume inhalation, penetrating chest wound, hyperventilation, asthma, croup, heart and blood vessels, shock, internal bleeding, anaphylactic shock, angina pectoris, acute heart failure, heart attack, fainting, bleeding and types of wounds, severe bleeding, impalement, amputation, crush injury, cuts and grazes, foreign objects in cuts, bruising, infected wound, scalp and head wounds, eye wound, bleeding from the ear, nosebleed, mouth bleeding, knocked out tooth, wound to the palm, at joint crease, abdominal, vaginal bleeding, varicose vein, bones, muscles and joints, fractures, dislocations, facial fracture, shoulders, arms, hand, ribcage, back pain, pelvis, leg, nervous system, impaired consciousness, head injury, seizures in children, meningitis, headache, migraine, the skin, burns and scalds, heat exhaustion, frostbite, hypothermia, sensory organs, splinter, embedded fish hooks, foreign objects in eye, ear, nose, inhaled or swallowed, poisons, chemicals, drugs, insect bites, animal bites, childbirth and medical problems, emergency first aid.
Your student pack includes the necessary text together with a student guide and study assistance. In addition to the material, one-to-one help is available throughout the course by email.