Description:Cost £75 – Available places:10
Further details: firstname.lastname@example.org
The one-day course includes a mix of theory and practical sessions. You will learn how to give basic life support as a solo rescuer or two-person team, with or without a pocket mask. You will refresh you knowledge of the diving-related injuries burst lung, decompression illness, drowning, carbon monoxide poisoning and shock and find out how they benefit from oxygen first aid.
Practical skills include casualty assessment and the use of oxygen administration equipment for breathing and non-breathing casualties. The skills practice will be on a manikin.
There is a practical and theory assessment at the end of the course.
The two-and-a-half-hour course explains what an AED is and gives you experience using an AED in a training environment. Through a structured range of scenarios, you will receive plenty of hands-on practice of when and how to use an AED.
Practical sessions are supported by theory sessions on the heart and its rhythms, choosing and using AED machine, and safety procedures specific to using an AED in diving situations.
This is a continually assessed course during which students must reach the required performance standards.