This 2 day requalification course in "Equestrian Specific" first aid is taught by first aid professionals that deal with equestrian related injuries on a daily basis.
This refresher course is only available to those students who are in possession of a valid FAW certificate on the day of the course. Some prior knowledge from your previous FAW course is assumed and the teaching time is restricted to just 12 hours.
This course adheres to the Health & Safety Executive requirements and provides delegates with a nationally recognised First Aid qualification.
This course is suitable for anyone working within the equestrian industry (Instructor, groom, eventer or horse owner) wishing to refresh their existing qualification in First Aid at Work, as well as maintaining eligibility for the register of instructors.
This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with an emergency situation with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.
Course Content List
First Aid at Work Core Content:
- Vital signs – breathing, level of consciousness, temperature, colour
- Casualty Monitoring and protection
- Incident management – a systematic approach to managing first aid incidents - ABCDE
- Airway Management – causes and treatment of unconscious collapse
- Recovery Positions and other safe airway positions
- Breathing Problems - cardiac arrest CPR in adults and children, drowning CPR
- Heart attack, Angina
- AED / Defibrillator use
- Choking in adults and children
- Circulation Problems – Internal bleeding, external bleeding and treatment for Shock
- Bandaging issues
- Damage – Recognition and treatment of injuries to: chest, abdomen, pelvis, leg & arm
- Head and spinal injuries and spinal management, inc. helmet removal
- Common Illnesses – Asthma, Diabetes and Epilepsy
- Dealing with burns
- Dealing with poisons
- Animal bites and stings
- Awareness of current regulations
- Incident reporting and RIDDOR
Additional equestrian content:
- Lyme Disease
- Crush Injury
- Emergency Action Planning
First Aid Training Co-operative exceed the HSE Employers' Due Diligence requirements for first aid training providers.
We have ISO9001 Certification and are also members of the Federation of First Aid Training Organisations.
You can rely on our quality assured systems for the correct accreditation of your course.
We don’t currently have any public courses of this type scheduled. Please contact us to enquire about private course availability.
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