• Emergency Care Scheme

  • Rescue Emergency Care – Level 1

    A one-day course [6 hours]. The basic first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practical’s intermixed with scenarios of real situations.
    • The fundamental workings of the body, in particular, the heart, lungs and airway
    • Recognising the difference between the healthy, ill or injured
    • Ability to record the baseline measurements of the vital body functions
    • Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
    • Deciding how to deal with an accident or incident

     

    Venue
    This course can be provided at your company premises or at our Training Centre.

    All candidates entering the Rescue Emergency Care scheme start with the basic first aid module

    To get a current listing of courses on offer or to contact an instructor who can arrange a course for you click.http://www.recfirstaid.eu/

  • Rescue Emergency Care – Level 2

    A two-day course [16 hours]. The emergency first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes:
     

    • The fundamental workings of the body, in particular, the heart, lungs and airway
    • Assessing a casualty
    • Introduces a system to cope with all incidents as safely as possible
    • Deciding how to deal with an accident or incident
    • Awareness of delayed medical help and adverse environmental conditions

    The Content

    First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:
     

    • Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding • breathing and circulation • cpr
    • Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries
    • Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes
    • Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
    • Rescue: transportation • communication

    Venue
    This course can be provided at your premises or at our Training Centre.

    To get a current listing of courses on offer or to contact an instructor who can arrange a course for you click.http://www.recfirstaid.eu/

  • Rescue Emergency Care – Level 3

    This is the approved course for ISA, RYA, BCU, MLTB and other outdoor pursuit awarding bodies.

    The course is ideal for those working or playing in the outdoors. The REC3 course is designed to introduce a systematic method of first aid for managing casualties. The course is a balance of learning and practical intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

    The Content:

    First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:

    Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding • breathing and circulation • cpr

    Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries

    Health & Safety: recording accidents • • first aid kits

    Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes • minor ailments

    Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye

    Rescue: transportation • communication

    Assessment: reviews learning during course • practical assessment

    The Candidates

    Will be able to take control of an incident until a nurse, doctor or ambulance arrives

    Is able to cope with common occurrences – illness; injury; collapse; rescue

    All candidates must feel confident and have the competence to deliver First Aid assistance in an Emergency.

    To get a current listing of courses on offer or to contact an instructor who can arrange a course for you click.http://www.recfirstaid.eu/

  • Water Aware – Rescue Emergency Care – Afloat

    First Aid  – Afloat

    Our one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages.

    In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.

    It fulfils the requirements for:

    Skippers of small craft working within 60 miles of a safe haven,;
    Irish Sailing Association Instructors

    The course is recommended by the ISA and the RYA

    The subjects specific to boating include:

    • the recovery position in a confined space
    • CPR, including the drowning protocol
    • cold shock and hypothermia fromimmersion and/or exposure
    • seasickness and dehydration
    • medical assistance or advice by VHF
    • helicopter rescue
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