Joy has travelled and worked extensively in various countries including Peru, Malawi, India Thailand, South Africa, USA, Chile, New Zealand Australia, both back packing, cycle touring and as a volunteer in a children’s home and therefore teaches from experience.

Basic First Aid

  • What to take away in your First Aid kit
  • How to manage an accident to yourself or others
  • How to assess a casualty
  • How to deal with an unconscious casualty
  • How and when to use the recovery position
  • How to give CPR
  • How to deal with choking, bleeding and head injuries

Travel Specific First Aid

  • Medication you may like to take with you
  • Dealing with snake bites and insect bites
  • Avoiding malaria and other infectious diseases abroad
  • Dealing with wounds from trekking, coral or fungal infections
  • Optional: Paediatric module for those working with children under 8

All candidates will be able to practise their skills on resuscitation mannequins, apply bandages to each other and perfect the recovery position in different settings.

The course leads to a 3 year qualification as a first aider, if you do not want this, but an attendance only certificate the course costs less.

One day £75 ( or £55 without qualification)

22nd October 2016
5th November 2016
10thDecember 2016

Two day £130 ( £100 without qualification)

5th and 6th November 2016
10th and 11th December 2016

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Location; Faculty of Education Hills Road Cambridge

Well delivered and enjoyable. I would like to see this compulsory for all secondary school pupils.

Julia

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