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First Aid at Work: Injuries, Illnesses and Health Conditions – Online Learning

This online course is designed to empower learners with the knowledge and confidence needed to respond effectively to a wide range of workplace incidents, from minor injuries to more serious health conditions. With this e-learning course:

  • Respond and react to a variety of workplace injuries, illnesses and health conditions
  • Effectively deal with common workplace first aid issues

Course Introduction

This online learning course aims to provide learners with the ability to respond to a range of situations involving injuries, illnesses, and health conditions confidently and effectively.

The course will equip learners with the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a reliable first aider in the workplace. It looks at some of the common injuries, illnesses and emergencies relating to health conditions that may be encountered. Providing in-depth guidance on how to respond and essentially act quickly, calmly, confidently, to potentially save a life.

Course Content

Module 1 – Introduction
  • Review a scenario that tests your current knowledge
  • Explore the aims and intention of the course
  • An overview of the main course content for reference
  • A reminder to carry out a primary survey
Module 2 – Allergic Reactions
  • Explain what allergic reactions are and how they can cause anaphylactic shock
  • Identify allergies that your colleagues may have and how you might help manage them
  • Spotting the signs and symptoms of anaphylactic shock
  • Establishing what to do if someone has a severe allergic reaction
Module 3 – Bleeding
  • Know what to do when someone is bleeding from a wound, including, preparing, stopping, cleaning and covering
  • Identify when to get help and/or take someone to A&E
  • Establish what nosebleeds are and how to deal with them
Module 4 – Breathing Problems
  • Explore the common breathing problems that may be encountered
  • Review asthma attacks, what they are, the signs and symptoms and how to deal with them
  • Review hyperventilation, what it is, the signs and symptoms, and what to do when someone is hyperventilating
  • Review choking, the different kinds, the signs and symptoms and how to respond to each
Module 5 – Bone and Muscle Injuries
  • Explore the four common bone and tissue injuries that you might encounter in the workplace
  • Review fractures, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if you suspect someone has one
  • Review dislocated joints, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if you suspect someone has one
  • Review sprains and strains, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if you suspect someone has one
  • Use the ICE process to treat sprains and strains
Module 6 – Burns and Scolds
  • Explore what burns and scalds are and how they might occur
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of burns and scalds
  • Classifying burns and scalds
  • Review the steps to take if someone sustains a burn or scald
  • Review what to do if someone sustains an electrical or chemical burn
  • Know when and how to get help
Module 7 – Diabetic Emergencies
  • Explore and define diabetes, hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia
  • Establish what do if someone is hyperglycaemic
  • Identify what to do if someone is hypoglycaemic
  • Know when and how to get help
Module 8 – Head and Spinal Injuries
  • Review minor and major head injuries, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if someone has one
  • Review spinal injuries, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if someone has one
  • Establish what to do depending on if the person with a spinal injury is responsive or unresponsive
  • Using the jaw thrust technique to keep airways open
Module 9 – Heart Problems
  • Explore the three common heart problems, cardiac arrests, heart attacks and angina attacks
  • Review cardiac arrests, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if someone has one
  • Review heart attacks, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if someone has one
  • Review angina attacks, what they are, the signs and symptoms and what to do if someone has one
Module 10 – Seizures
  • Establish what a seizure is
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of a seizure
  • Know what to do when someone is having a seizure
  • When to get help for someone having a seizure
Module 11 – Shock
  • Establish what we mean by ‘going into shock’
  • Explore the signs and symptoms of someone going into shock
  • Know what to do when someone is going into shock
Module 12 – Strokes
  • Establish what a stroke is
  • Explore the signs and symptoms of a stroke, using FAST
  • Know what to do when someone has a stroke
Module 13 – Recap
  • A full review of the key points covered
Module 14 – Assessment and CPD certificate
  • A chance to test your knowledge of the topic with scoring
  • The e-learning course comes with free CPD certificates for the learners

Customisable

All content can be adapted and altered to suit your needs. Courses are white-label as standard, but can include logos and branding where required. We can also provide AI generated language translations on demand.

Updates

All content is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure technical accuracy, best practice and legal compliance for your learners. Updates are all automatically made to content.

Certification

Your employees will receive personalised and dated certificates upon successful completion of our CPD certified e-learning courses. All courses have relevant accreditations.

Integration

Deliver e-learning courses via your own branded learning portal provided by us or upload our regularly updated courses to your own LMS if you would prefer.

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