Course Description

Module 10 - First Response blended learning approach

This course is designed to be completed prior to a 2.5 hour Zoom or face to face session to make up module 10A - First Aid Theory. 

This session is designed to take 2.5 hours - please ensure you watch the videos and read the information as we monitor completion times. You can start and stop the learning as needed.

Once you have completed please ensure you complete the form at the end otherwise your completion will not be logged. 

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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)

    • Primary Survey

    • Why we use the Recovery Position

    • Unconscious Casualty

    • CPR (Adult)

    • CPR (Child)

    • Using an AED (Defibrillator)

    • Basic Life Support - summary

    • Choking

    • Basic Life Support - quiz

  • 3

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

    • Introduction to major injuries

    • Severe Bleeding

    • Shock

    • Burns and Scalds

    • Broken Bones (fractures)

    • Sprains and Strains

    • Head Injury

    • Spinal Injury

    • Summary of major injuries

    • Injuries Quiz

  • 4

    Medical Conditions

    • Introduction to Medical Conditions

    • Allergic reaction / Anaphylaxis

    • Asthma

    • Diabetes

    • Heart Attack

    • Meningitis

    • Sepsis

    • Seizures (Epilepsy)

    • Stroke

    • Medical Conditions quiz

  • 5

    Extremes of Temperature - this section is additional to the First Response syllabus

    • Heat Exhaustion

    • Heat Stroke

    • Hypothermia

    • Frostbite

    • Heat and Cold quiz

  • 6

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

    • Poisoning

    • Fever

    • Vomiting and Diarrhoea

    • Hyperventilation

    • Cuts & Grazes

    • Sunburn

    • Knocked out tooth