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Awarded by QQI – Level 5

3 Day Occupational First Aid

24th September, 1st & 8th October

or 3rd, 10th & 17th October

Day One
Welcome & Introduction
Safety Legislation / Clinical Indemnity
Role & Responsibility of a First Aider
Infection Control
Dealing with Death & Dying
Emotion & Stress
Primary & Secondary Survey
Breathing Rate & Pulse Assessment
AVPU & Handover Procedures
Spinal Injuries
Respiratory System
Mechanism of Breathing
Heart Conditions
Aspirin Administration


Day 2

Heartsaver CPR / AED

Practical Skill / Practice

Foreign Body Airway Obstruction

Wounds & Bleeding

The Circulatory System

Blood Loss / Control of Bleeding / PEEP

Dressings / Bandages

Internal Bleeding / Crush Injuries

Altered Level of Consciousness

Shock – Causes & Treatment

Unconsciousness / Head Injuries / Fainting

Diabetes / Epilepsy


Day Three

Function of the Skeleton

Fractures & Bandaging Treatment

Dislocations and Soft Tissue Injuries


Electricity / Chemical Burns


Revision of all Practical Work

Occupational First Aid Assessment


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