First Aid Course (Student Led)

Beacon of Hope
May 23, 2018
MBC Lecture Theatre 2
09:00 - 13:15

Attendees: 12 


Due to popular demand, students from any degree pathway will now have the opportunity to learn a potentially lifesaving skill. As a result of this training students will have improved employability and will have acquired a skill they can use anywhere which could potentially save a life.

This Training Event on First Aid is a Student Led activity that will be delivered by St John’s Ambulance Service.

Skills that students who attend the training event will learn:

  • Communication and casualty care
  • Managing an incident
  • Looking after yourself and the casualty
  • Adult resuscitation
  • Treatment of choking in adults
  • Treatment of severe bleeding and chest pains
  • Treatment of an unresponsive casualty

First aid will educate students with valuable skills, with which they can apply to real world circumstances. This may inspire students to look into new disciplines, professions and education within health care. The value of having a skill in first aid is a skill held in high regard amongst employers and will give students who attend and extra fighting edge amongst competition when applying to jobs, studentships and other roles.


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