First Aid Courses

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Course Name: Basic First Aid

Duration: 8 Hours (1 Day)
UNIT TOPIC DURATION
Unit One: First Aid essentials

  • Being a first Aider
  • Commoincidents/accidents ownsetting, preventive measures and own role.
  • Looking after yourself.
  • Action at an emergency
  • Assessing a casualty
  • Treatment and aftercare
  • Fires
  • Electrical injuries
1hr
Uni Two: Techniques and equipment

  • First aid materials
  • Types of bandages and Principles of bandaging
  • Causalityhandlingand Transportation
1hr
Unit three: Life saving procedures

  • Basic life support
  • Choking, adult, child and infant
30 mins
Unit Four: Respiratory problems

  • The Respiratory system
  • Respiratory problems
  • Hanging and strangulation
  • Drowning.
30 mins
Unit Five: Heart and Circulatory problems.

  • The skeleton
  • Bones, muscles and joints
  • Fractures
1hr
Unit Six: Wounds and bleeding.

  • The heart and blood vessels
  • Shock
  • Internal bleeding
  • Fainting
30 mins
Unit Seven:Bone joint and muscle injuries

  • Bleeding
  • Wounds

Unit Eight:Nervous system problems

  • The nervous system
  • Head injury
  • Headache
30 mins
Unit Nine:Environmental injuries

  • The skin
  • Burns and scalds
  • Extreme temperatures
30 mins
Unit Ten:Foreign objects

  • The sensory organs
  • Splinter
  • Foreign object in the eye
  • Foreign object in the ear
  • Foreign object in the nose
30 mins
Unit Eleven:Poisoning,bites and stings

  • Poisons
  • Stings
  • bites
30 mins
Unit Twelve:Medical Problems

  • Medical problems
30 mins



Students receive a certificate of attainment after passing the examination process.
Students must participate in not less than 80% of course to be eligible to sit the exam.
Training fees Kshs. 4000 Per Person.
Minimum of 12 students, Maximum of 24 students per course

Refresher fees Kshs, 3000 Per person

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