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    OUTDOOR FIRST AID

Our Outdoor First Aid courses are delivered through the Expedition Care Program (ECP) a modular programme developed to meet the growing medical needs of the expedition, exploration and travel industries. ECP courses continue where traditional First Aid courses end and are taught by experienced ECP instructors who have a background in the outdoor and expedition industries.

Level 1 Explorer Medicine First Aid Training Course - 1 Day/8hrs

This 1-day basic course is designed to give the individual a grounding in remote medicine. This course exceeds the recommendations for the HSE approved Emergency First Aid at Work course.

Course Content

  • Aims & Responsibilities of the First Responder
  • Priorities of Treatment
  • Primary & Secondary Assessment
  • Adult Resuscitation
  • Airway Obstruction - Choking
  • Bleeding - Major & Minor
  • Shock
  • Basic Wilderness Fractures
  • Wilderness Burns
  • Expedition Hygiene
  • Extremes of Temperature - Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

Dates & Location

TBC

Price: £70.00 + VAT

To book a place please contact us.


Level 2 Venturer Medicine First Aid Training Course - 2 Days/16hrs

This 2-day course is designed for group leaders working in remote areas. This course is recognised by all outdoor governing bodies e.g. MTUKI, BCU, RYA etc. and exceeds the recommendations for the HSE Emergency First Aid at Work course.

Course Content

Day 1

  • Aims & Responsibilities of the First Responder
  • Priorities of Treatment
  • Primary & Secondary Assessment
  • Adult Resuscitation
  • Airway Obstruction - Choking
  • Bleeding - Major & Minor
  • Shock
  • Basic Wilderness Fractures
  • Wilderness Burns
  • Expedition Hygiene
  • Extremes of Temperature - Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

Day 2

  • Intermediate Wilderness Fractures
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Evacuation Techniques
  • Bites & Stings
  • Common Disorders

Dates & Location

TBC

Price: £110.00 + VAT

To book a place please contact us.

Course Literature

As part of the course you will also receive a copy of First Aid and Wilderness Medicine written by renowned experts Drs Jim Duff and Peter Gormly, this guidebook describes basic first aid techniques for those travelling in wilderness areas. Deals with fundamentals such as preparation, prevention, first aid kits and provides details on how to deal with a variety of accidents and illnesses.

General

Previous experience required: None.

Assessment: Continuous Assessment takes place during this course along with a multiple choice question paper.

Numbers: A maximum of 12 candidates.

Valid: 3 years.

In House Courses & Hosting

An in house course can be a great option to help reduce costs and get everyone trained at the same time. Alternatively you could host a course and safe money on your booking. For more information please contact us.