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First Aid and Life Support Training across North Wales
& Beyond...!!!

Call : 07889969737

 

                  

"I am proud
to deliver training in Welsh as well as English."

 

Courses...

Emergency Life Support Services can provide the following courses, the majority of which can be tailored according to your needs.  Despite the seriousness of the subjects, the sessions are interesting and fun.  They incorporate a combination of theory, practical exercises, group work, and various educational methods to ensure understanding and learning.

  • Sepsis

  • Infection Control

  • Burns (including burns from chemical sources such as acids)

Either as an additional module within the courses or as stand alone training.

Elspeth is also more than happy to teach parents of children in schools, nurseries, and community settings.  Contact us for details!

 

Basic Life Support for Adults with Paediatric modifications

Immediate Life Support "ILS"

(Full Day, Certified)

 

·     A half day course, theory and practical based

·    This covers recognition of the deteriorating person, CPR techniques in all age groups, basic airway management, choking manoeuvres and the recovery position

·    An overview of anaphylaxis can be added if required

·    This course can be extended to provide AED training

·    Follows the current Resuscitation Council UK guidelines and algorithms

THIS COURSE IS IDEAL FOR: GP Practices;                Nursing homes;        Healthcare Professionals (including Mental Health) who require an annual update.

 

·    Causes & prevention of cardiac arrest

·    "The Chain of Survival"

·    The ABCDE approach

·    Airway management, including choking and the recovery position

·    Sepsis awareness & management

·    Anaphylaxis, recognition & management

·    Management of the non-breathing victim, including the use of a defibrillator

   
   
   

First Aid at Work

(FAA QCF Level 3)

Emergency First Aid at Work

(FAA QCF Level 3)

 

·     Provided in association with NUCO Training

·     18 hr course, normally over 3 days, or max 10 weeks @2 hrs/wk

·     Qualification lasts 3 years

·     Annual update recommended

·     Requalification after 3 years, 12 hr course or max 6 weeks @ 2 hrs/wk

·     Covers all aspects of basic life support including CPR, bleeding, unconsciousness, choking, head injuries, sprains and strains and a vast range of First Aid conditions that you may experience in the workplace.

·     Formal assessments to ensure understanding

‘The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that currently defines the fundamental structure and authority for the encouragement, regulation and enforcement of workplace health, safety and welfare within the United Kingdom.  The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 require employers to provide adequate and appropriate equipment, facilities and personnel to ensure their employees receive immediate attention if they are injured or taken ill at work.’

 

 

 

 

·    Provided in association with NUCO Training

·    6 hr course, normally over 1 day, or max 3 weeks @ 2 hrs per week

·    Practical and theoretical training covering responsibilities; reporting; first aid hygiene; assessments; resuscitation; choking; bleeding; shock; seizures; minor injuries and dealing with an unresponsive casualty. 

   
   
   

First Aid Refresher

Outdoor First Aid Course

(FAA QCF Level 3)

 

·     3 hr course

·     Theory and practice covering:

Primary Survey

Secondary Assessment

CPR

Choking

Recovery Position

Basic Wound Care

Treatment of Shock

Treatment of Illness

Informal MCQ

Scenarios

 

 

This course is ideal for anyone working in remote areas, or in outdoor  environments in which anyone might find themselves at risk.

Ideal for e.g. Mountain leaders, school teachers, people working in activity centres etc...

This course is especially suitable for Duke of Edinburgh leaders, Scout/Guides leaders.

Attendees on Outdoor First Aid are required to have prior First Aid knowledge before attending this course

·    Provided in association with NUCO Training

·    2 day course (16 hours)

·    FAA qualification

 

   
   
   

Paediatric First Aid

(FAA QCF Level 3)

Anaphylaxis Training

 

·    Provided in association with NUCO Training

·    2 day course, split into 2 x 1 day units making up the complete course.

·    Level 3 award FAA

·    A First Aid course which covers the basic life support of babies and children, including CPR, choking procedures and bleeding control

·    Ideal for childminders who are  governed by Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and/or OFSTED regulations

 

(We also run a 1 day "Paediatric Emergency First Aid" course comprised of just the first unit; available as a level 2 qualification for childminders / nursery staff not  necessarily governed by EYFS and OFSTED regulations)

 

·    A half day course, theory and practical based

·    Covers the causes, signs and symptoms and treatment of a severe allergic reaction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
 
   

Urinary Catherisation (Full Day)

(or Half Day Refresher)

ECG Interpretation

(Full Day)

 

  • Definition of catheterisation

  • Legislation, best practice, recommendations and individual policies and procedures

  •  Anatomy and physiology

  •  Equipment selection

  •  Patient consent and preparation

  •  Errors and potential complications

  •  Aseptic techniques and infection control considerations

  •  The Catheterisation procedure

  •  Alternatives – suprapubic and intermittent catheterisation

  •  After care

 

  • The anatomy, physiology, and conduction of the heart

  • The interpretation of the 12-lead ECG

  • Recognition of myocardial infarctions

  • Abnormalities of cardiac rhythms and their treatment

 

   
   

Advanced Airway Training (Half Day)

Venepuncture, Cannulation & IV Medications Course (Full Day)

 

·    Recognise the causes of airway obstruction

·    Manage the airway effectively during resuscitation

·    Understand the role of simple techniques and devices for maintaining the airway and ventilating the lungs

·    Understanding the role of supraglottic airways during CPR

·    Choking, COPD, and Asthma awareness

 

·    An understanding of the anatomy, physiology &V location of veins for accessing blood and cannulation

·    Awareness of

  • Infection prevention & control

  • Patient protection

  • Protection of yourself

  • Possible adverse events & their management

·    Knowledge & understanding of equipment available for blood sampling & cannulation

·    Understanding of the variety of ways of administering IV medications

·    The opportunity to apply theory to practice, using a manikin arm

·    An understanding of the requirements for future practice

 

   
   

Tracheostomy Care (half Day)

 

·    Anatomy & physiology for tracheostomy placement

·    Indications for placement & the procedure

·    Tracheostoomy kits

·    Tracheostomy care:

  • Dressing changes

  • Inner tube care

  • suctioning technique

·    Potential complications

·    Reporting procedures