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Equestrian First Aid at Work

Price £200.00 per person (Open Course)

Price £350.00 for 12 students (Closed Course)

(for smaller  groups please contact)

This ProTrainings course is aimed at human first aid for anyone involved with horses where the First Aid at Work qualification is needed in addition to specific injuries involved when working with horses.

This course must be at least 20 contact hours and run over a minimum of 3 day and the certificate is valid for 3 years. To renew you need to attend a 12 contact hour 2 day FAW requalification course.

The Course Covers the following

  • Initial Care

    • First Aid at Work Regulations and Rules

    • Accident Reporting

    • Activating Emergency Medical Services

    • Scene safety and horse safety

    • Fears of First Aid

    • Barriers - gloves and face barriers

    • Initial Assessment and airway management

    • Unconscious Breathing and Recovery Position

    • Helmet removal

  • Cardiac Problems

    • The Heart

    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest, Heart Attacks and CPR

    • One Rescuer CPR

    • Compressions only CPR

    • CPR Handover to a Second Rescuer

    • Introduction to AED's

  • Other Primary Care First Aid Problems

    • Adult Choking, Conscious and Unconscious

    • Serious Bleeding Management and Wounds

    • Shock Management and types of Shock

    • Spinal Injury Management

  • Specific Injury Management

    • Injury Assessment

    • Breaks, Fractures and Splinting

    • Strains and Sprains

    • Types of Wounds and Practice Bandaging different Injuries

    • Embedded Objects

    • Burns and Scalds

    • Head Injuries

    • Poisoning

    • Temperature Injuries - Heat Stroke, Heat Exhaustion and Hypothermia

    • Eye Injuries

    • Bites and Stings

    • Crush Injuries

    • Chest Injuries

    • Electrical Injuries

  • Illness Management

    • Illness Assessment

    • The Respiratory System and Hypoxia

    • Diabetes

    • Anaphylactic Shock

    • Heart Attack

    • Angina

    • Stroke

    • Asthma and Respiratory Problems

    • Hyperventilating

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