Forest Schools First Aid Course 

This course has been designed for Forest School Practitioners and covers a range of first aid skills required to deal with injury or illness in a Forest Schools environment. 
It is achieved by completing a 2-day (16 hour) course. Learners attending this course will also gain a Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid to meet their workplace requirements in EYFS or primary settings. 
The skills and knowledge learnt on this course are contextualised to a Forest Schools setting and will be applied to adults, children and infants. There are lots of practical based scenarios to practise and apply your skills in an outdoor setting. 
"The best first aid course I have taken. Lovely, clear, informative and installed plenty of confidence. Great practical learning!" 
Brackenfield Independent School, Harrogate 

Over the 2 days the course will include the following: 

Managing own safety in an outdoor first aid incident 
Managing group safety in an outdoor setting 
Assessment procedure of a casualty including primary and secondary survey 
Managing an unconscious casualty 
Protecting a casualty from the environment 
Safe airway positions 
CPR protocols for cardiac arrest and drowning 
Use of AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) 
Treatment for bleeding and shock 
Dealing with fractures, head, neck and spine injuries 
Medical emergencies, including seizures, anaphylaxis, strokes, diabetes and asthma 
Hypothermia and hyperthermia 
Bites, stings and outdoor related infections such as Weil’s Disease 
Triage and incident management in the outdoor setting 
All our courses are valid for 3 years and all our trainers have extensive qualifications and experience based in the outdoors. 

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