Course Description

First Response Conversion for RYA first aid 1 day course

This First Aid module is designed to complete the additional topics required for the First Response, having completed the First Aid at Work (3 day) course.

At the end of the course, you will complete a form which will email you to confirm completion and you will need to present this to your Training Adviser, along with a copy of your certificate to validate module 10A & 10B.

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First Aid Tutor

Michael Baxter

Mike Baxter is a Red Cross Trainer and Explorer Scout Leader in Blackwater Valley. He is also the Assistant County Commissioner for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award and Queen's Scout Award for Hampshire Scouting.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Principles of First Aid and incident management

    • Welcome to this First Response e-learning course

    • What is First Response?

    • Bystander effect

    • Appropriate Medical care

    • Managing an emergency situation

    • First Aid Kits & recording accidents

    • Download a first aid app

    • Introduction to first aid quiz

    • First Aid during COVID19 - please read this guidance, especially the last page - click the Download button to the right to access this

  • 2

    Emergency Life Support (unconsciousness, CPR & use of AED)

    • CPR (Child)

    • Basic Life Support - summary

    • Basic Life Support - quiz

  • 3

    Major Injuries (Bleeding, Burns, Fractures & Soft Tissue injuries)

    • Introduction to major injuries

    • Sprains and Strains

    • Spinal Injury

    • Summary of major injuries

    • Injuries Quiz

  • 4

    Medical Conditions

    • Introduction to Medical Conditions

    • Allergic reaction / Anaphylaxis

    • Meningitis

    • Sepsis

    • Stroke

    • Medical Conditions quiz

  • 5

    Minor injuries - this section is additional to the First Response syllabus

    • Poisoning

    • Fever

    • Vomiting and Diarrhoea

    • Hyperventilation

    • Sunburn

    • Knocked out tooth