Emergency response officer (first aid) - basic level

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  • Practical
  • 2 days
  • €286.00 or 1.5 PU
  • French, Dutch, English
  • In-depth
  • Certificate valid in Belgium
  • Sme portfolio, Training cheques, Sector fund

The basic course on first aid trains you to be a first aider. You receive theory and practical exercises. So you know what to do in case of an accident and can administer first aid correctly. After completing the course, you receive a European certificate.

What can you expect?

The 2-day classroom-based training is a mix of theory and practice. There is a maximum of 15 people in the group, so you will learn as much as possible. There is ongoing evaluation. After the training, you will receive the official first aid certificate, recognised by the Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue (FPS WASO).

Catering is included in the price.

Our locations

With around thirty training locations, Mensura guarantees a regional presence throughout the country. Here you will find an overview of the places where our classical courses take place.


How is the programme structured?

Introduction

The role of the first aider

Legislation and practical implications

Recording of incidents and actions

Demonstration of first aid equipment

General approach to emergency situations

Safety and hygiene

Monitoring of vital functions:

  • Consciousness
  • Respiration
  • Circulation

Alerting: notifying emergency services

Approach to victim(s) and further first aid

Practical exercise: Roadmap

Moving a victim in distress

Technical

Practical exercise: Rautek manoeuvre

The vital functions and clinical symptoms

Loss of consciousness

  • Fainting
  • Concussion
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Diabetes
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning

Respiration

  • Shortness of breath
  • Hyperventilation
  • Asthma
  • Asphyxiation

Circulation

  • Angina
  • Heart attack

Practical exercises

  • Recovery position
  • Using an isothermal blanket

Demonstrations

  • Hyperventilation
  • Suffocation - blows to the back - abdominal thrust
  • Heart attack

Basic resuscitation and AED

Basic resuscitation "30-2"

Use of an AED

Practical exercises

  • Resuscitation "30-2"
  • Using an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)

Types of bleeding and shock

External bleeding

Internal and external bleeding

Shock

Practical exercise: pressure bandage

Demonstration: nosebleed

Injuries to the locomotor system

Stiff muscles

Muscle cramp

Muscle strain

Bruising

Sprain

Disruption

Fractures

Spinal injuries

Practical exercises

  • Wrist bandage
  • Triangle as a sling

Skin wounds

Abrasions

Incisions

Puncture wounds

Splinters

Blisters

Blue nail

Bites

Insect bites

Tick bites

Practical exercises

  • Disinfecting a wound
  • Bandage on finger

Burns, electrocution and electrification

Skin burns

Chemical burns

Burning of the respiratory tract

Frostbite

Electrocution and electrification

Practical exercise: triangular bandage as provisional cover

Injuries and incidents

Head injuries

Eye injuries

Hypothermia

Heating

Drowning

Poisoning

Demonstration: flushing of eyes

Practical exercise: links

First aid certificate

At the end of this training, you will receive the official first aid certificate, recognised by the Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue (FPS WASO).

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