REC First Aid (2 Day)
- £125.00 (£120.00 internet price)
- 8 hours
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First Aid Kit
Using an AED
The Rescue Emergency Care 2 Day course is run at Blairvadach Outdoor Centre.
This course covers all the important aspects of basic first aid, and applies it to active sports and more remote situations. While some of the course is delivered indoors, we take every opportunity to use the climbing areas for scenarios, and head outside on the second day, to spend time in an outdoor environment covering further aspects and more scenarios.
The REC 2 day First Aid Course is suitable for validating outdoor NGB qualifications: MLS, CWA, SPA, BCU, RYA, BASI, MBL etc.
During the course the following aspects will be covered:
Emergency: vital signs, emergency action, airway, unconscious, choking, bleeding, breathing and circulation, CPR
Injury: head, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, bones, soft tissue, eye.
Rescue: transportation, communication.
Environment: heat stress, cold stress, hot injuries, cold injuries.
Illness: chest pain, stroke, asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, poisoning
First Aid Kit Contents
This 2 day course will be usually based at Blairvadach Outdoor Education Centre in Rhu, an amazing venue for outdoor first aid, with a lots of different areas to set up scenarios in:
Carpark area for RTAs
Beach for watersports.
Indoor Climbing Wall
We will spend time in a classroom situation and use the grounds of the centre for scenario work. Please dress appropriately for being outside all day in any weather.