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Emergency First Aid for Care Workers
Emergency First Aid for Care Workers

In this interactive video-based first aid course, all basic first aid procedures are examined, including what to do if you come across an emergency situation, how to treat various types of casualties and how to record any incidents that have taken place.

This course covers topics such as how and when to use a first aid box, how to use an AED, when to call an ambulance and goes into details about how to handle different emergency situations that may emerge in a care home. This online first aid course follows guidelines and procedures issued by the British Red Cross, St. John Ambulance and the latest Resuscitation Council Guidelines (UK). 

In this interactive video-based first aid course, all basic first aid procedures are examined, including what to do if you come across an emergency situation, how to treat various types of casualties and how to record any incidents that have taken place.

This course covers topics such as how and when to use a first aid box, how to use an AED, when to call an ambulance and goes into details about how to handle different emergency situations that may emerge in a care home. This online first aid course follows guidelines and procedures issued by the British Red Cross, St. John Ambulance and the latest Resuscitation Council Guidelines (UK). 

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“Emergency first aid for care workers is very important. It shows your first response, how to handle the service user, reassure them and the appropriate channels to contact to help the casualty.”
 
Kate Macauley – Rofemaron

Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Emergency First Aid for Care Workers.

21 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • The DR ABC Primary Survey
  • CPR
  • Use of an AED
  • Recovery Position
  • Calling an Ambulance
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Severe External Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Concussion
  • Broken (Fractured) Bones
  • Back Injury
  • Burns
  • Diabetes
  • Eye Injury
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Swallowed Poisons
  • The First Aid Box
  • Records
On average this online course should take around 46 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 12 and 13.4

NOS: CHS36

RQF: Basic Adult Life Support and Automated External Defibrillation (Level 2 Diploma in Emergency Care Assistance), Understand the administration of medication (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Section 7

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Nicola Pickering, High Peak First Aid Training, LinkedIn Profile

Nicola Pickering is a highly experienced course consultant from High Peak First Aid Training, specializing in the “Emergency First Aid for Care Workers” course. With over 24 years of experience as the Company Director of High Peak First Aid Training Ltd, Nicola has established herself as a leading provider of first aid and medical training for urban, wilderness, and hostile environments.

High Peak First Aid Training is a Qualsafe approved centre, offering a comprehensive range of first response emergency care qualifications, including FREC 3 and 4. The training provided by Nicola and her team covers basic to advanced levels, equipping participants with the skills necessary to handle medical emergencies in remote and challenging situations. The courses cater to diverse audiences, from novices to medical professionals, and are tailored to meet the specific requirements of high-risk industries, as well as the outdoor education sector where National Governing Body Awards need validation.

Her training programs are not limited to the UK but extend globally, with deliveries in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. High Peak First Aid Training serves a wide range of clients, including the private sector, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and governments.

During her 15-year volunteer work in Mountain and Cave Rescue, Nicola gained valuable pre-hospital experience. Currently, she is enrolled in a modular Hazardous Environment Paramedic program, further enhancing her knowledge and capabilities. Nicola’s commitment to continuous learning is evident in her recent completion of an MSc in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management from the University of Leicester, which has provided her with valuable insights into managing risks and disasters effectively.

Nicola’s passion for disaster preparedness and response was ignited during her four years of earthquake preparedness training in Nepal before the devastating 2015 earthquake. Recognizing the need for localized disaster preparedness, she developed an innovative product aimed at Community-Based Disaster Risk Management. This versatile product can benefit both untrained and marginalized populations and can be adapted for trained personnel at NGO and governmental levels in developing countries. Its applications extend to addressing acts of terrorism, natural disasters, and socio-technical emergencies in developed countries as well.

Nicola Pickering, as the founder and Company Director of High Peak First Aid Training, brings extensive experience and expertise in providing first aid and medical training for urban, wilderness, and hostile environments. With a commitment to continuous learning and a focus on disaster preparedness, Nicola’s courses are designed to equip care workers with the essential skills needed to handle emergencies effectively. Learners can expect comprehensive training delivered by a highly knowledgeable consultant who understands the unique challenges of working in diverse and demanding environments.

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Nicola Pickering
Nicola Pickering
First Aid and Medical Training Consultant, Director at High Peak First Aid Training
Nicola Pickering 
First Aid and Medical Training Consultant, Director at High Peak First Aid Training
 

With over 24 years of experience as the Director of High Peak First Aid Training Ltd, Nicola has established herself as a leading provider of first aid and medical training for urban, wilderness, and hostile environments. Nicola’s courses are designed to equip care workers with the essential skills needed to handle emergencies effectively. Learners can expect comprehensive training delivered by a highly knowledgeable consultant who understands the unique challenges of working in diverse and demanding environments.

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