This is a more detailed course, and the student needs to be literate and have at least completed grade 8 or an equivalent qualification( ABET Level 4).

This level deals more intensively with level one subjects.

This course requires a valid Level 1 certificate.

The evaluation of this course has a more advanced practical competency evaluation and a written examination must be submitted.

 

Principals of first aid and scene safety

  • Role of the First Aider
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Protection against infections – Patient and First Aider
  • Language of the anatomy
  • Medical terminology

Emergency Management

  • Patient communication
  • Consent
  • Vital signs recording and relaying
  • Medical identification devices
  • Primary examination
  • Secondary examination
  • Pupil reaction and possible causes
  • Follow-up examination
  • Triage

Activating professional help

Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation

  • Adult-basic C.P.R
  • Children and Infants-basic C.P.R
  • Function of the heart
  • Respiratory System
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

Artificial Respiration

  • Basic airway management
  • Use of barrier devices

Choking

Bandages & Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Correct use for different bandages
  • Wounds
  • Wound complications
  • Gunshot wounds

Haemorrhage

  • External bleeding control
  • Internal bleeding

Shock

  • Unconsciousness
  • Fainting
  • Epilepsy

Infant convulsions

Burns

  • Treatment of thermal burns
  • Smoke inhalation
  • Injuries due to electricity

Fractures

  • Fractures of the humerus
  • Fractures of the Radius and Ulna
  • Fractures of the Phalanxes
  • Femur fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Patella fracture
  • Fractures of the centre of the foot

Head and Spinal Column injuries

  • Scalp injuries
  • Brain injuries
  • Concussion
  • Impaled objects in the skull
  • Spinal injuries
  • Spine boards
  • Log roll

Muscle and joint injuries

  • Muscle cramps
  • Sprains
  • Displacements
  • Dislocations

Environmental Injuries

  • Cold related emergencies
  • Frostbite
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat related emergencies
  • Windedness
  • Poisoning
  • Snake bites
  • Poisoning
  • Metal poisons
  • Poisonous Animals
  • Poisonous Plants
  • Unconsciousness due to alcohol intake

DURATION OF COURSE: 24 HOURS or 3 DAYS

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