Activity First Aid Level 2 (VTQ)
Who can take this Course?
Outdoor Coaches, Sports Coach, Watersports, Mountaineers, Outdoor Adventure Clubs.
VTQ Level 2
About the Course
Everyone knows that going out in the woods can be dangerous, but that doesn't mean you should leave your first aid skills at home. With our Activity First Aid Level 2 course, you'll learn all the skills you need to keep yourself and others safe. The Activity First Aid course covers everything from basic emergency care to more advanced techniques like CPR and automated external defibrillator usage, which meets HSE and Resuscitation Council protocol. Not only will this training help you stay safe on the trail, it will also give you an understanding of how to treat different types of injuries so that they can be managed safely while waiting for medical attention. We can't wait to see you on the course soon!
Know what it means to be a first aid volunteer and what you are in charge of
An emergency first aider has a role and responsibilities.
Explain how to reduce the chance of getting ill on your own or with others.
Give instructions on how to file an incident report.
Describe how to use first aid equipment safely and identify what is available
Know how to assess a situation
Explain how to conduct a scene survey
How to conduct a basic examination of a victim
When and how to seek assistance should be identified.
A person who is breathing normally but is unresponsive will be managed.
Show how to determine a patient's level of consciousness.
Show how to open a patient's airway and check his or her breathing
Explain why it is critical for you to demonstrate how to place an unresponsive victim into the recovery posture, which keeps an open airway.
Explain how to deal with a seizure victim
Deal with a non-breathing patient who is unresponsive.
Use a manikin to show how to administer effective Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
When someone is choking, recognize and help them.
Explain how to recognise a sufferer with an obstructed airway blockage, from partial to full.
Show how to assist someone who is choking
Rescue a injured and bleeding person.
Show how to stop severe exterior bleeding using a pressure dressing.
Shock casualties must be managed.
Shock is characterized by the presence of certain symptoms.
Show how to deal with a shocked patient
In case of a small injury, know how to deal with it.
Small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds, and small splinters are all examples of how to manage a casualty.
Show how to conduct a secondary survey.
What is the importance of consent?
Show a second study, which includes gathering patient history and a physical examination.
When dealing with injuries to bones, muscles, and joints, administer first aid.
Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains, are some of the most common types of injuries that need to be recognised and treated.
When a victim with suspected head, neck, and back injuries is administered first aid,
Concussion, Skull Fracture, and Cerebral Compression are all symptoms that should be detected and treated.
Demonstrate how to manage a suspected spinal injury.
Administer First Aid to a casualty with suspected chest and abdominal injuries.
Describe how to recognise and manage a chest injury.
Describe how to recognise and manage an abdominal injury
How to give First Aid to a casualty with thermal injuries
How to manage a burn and scald injury.
How to manage an incident involving electricity.
Give First Aid to a casualty with eye injuries.
How to recognise and manage eye injuries.
Giving First Aid to a casualty with sudden poisoning
Poisons and routes of entry into the body.
Describe how to identify and treat poisonous substance casualties, such as those caused by plants.
Develop procedures for treating people poisoned by poisons based on information from various sources.
If a person has anaphylactic shock, administer first aid.
How to identify common triggers for anaphylaxis.
Recognise and manage a casualty suffering from anaphylactic shock.
Know how to provide First Aid to a casualty with suspected major illness.
Managing and identifying suspected Heart Attacks, Stroke, Epilepsy, Diabetes, and Asthma are just a few of the major illnesses.
Learn how to treat casualties in extreme heat and cold who are experiencing symptoms of First Aid.
Participating in activities can help you recognise and treat the symptoms of a severe cold.
Participating in activities can help you recognise and cope with the symptoms of severe heat.