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Course Content On completion of training successful candidates should be able to Understand the aims and principles of first aid Basic life support CPR including the use of defibrillators the use and maintenance of manual resuscitators manual suction devices oropharyngeal airways and oxygen supplies Treat injuries to bones muscles and joints Assess and treat a casualty who is wounded bleeding or shocked Manage an unconscious casualty Treat hypothermia hyperthermia and the effects of immersion Deal with poisons encountered offshore Treat a casualty who is suffering from an injury including the dressing and immobilisation of injured parts Deal with burns and eye injuries Treat inhalation of hot gases or smoke Assess and treat common major and minor illnesses Understand personal hygiene and the prevention of cross-infection during first aid procedures Transport a sick and injured patient safely and effectively by helicopter Administer entonox Communicate effectively in an emergency Understand the importance of record keeping and the use of first aid equipment Completion On successful completion of the course and final assessment the delegate will receive an HSE approved nationally recognised Offshore First Aid certificate. This is valid for 3 years. All delegates also receive a course pack including a first aid manual. Course Dates Every week Monday to Thursday Cost 445vat