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First Aid (Module 10), Crawley

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

This course covers the requirements for Module 10 and those needing to refresh their First Aid ongoing learning.  Topics covered includes;  

The principles of first aid and initial response (arriving at and managing an incident)
Emergency life support (DRABC, and the recovery position)
CPR, including technique for children
Shock
Bleeding (major and minor)
Causes and treatment of unconsciousness 
Choking 
Heat exhaustion, heat-stroke, dehydration and hypothermia 
Burns and scalds 
Fractures and soft tissue injuries 
Minor injuries (for example, cuts, grazes and nosebleeds) 
Meningitis

It is also suitable for Young Leaders, via the local District Explorer Scout Commissioner for Young Leaders.  
The course is very practical, with participants taking turn to react as first aiders, dealing with casualties in Scout-like scenarios.
Dress code:  Non-uniform, warm comfortable activity clothing.
Preparation:  none required, although please bring your scouting first aid manual if your are refreshing learning.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided.
Lunch: Please bring your own lunch.
Course delivered by:  Alan Crichton.  
Enquiries: Christine Hobbs, Local Training Manager for Crawley.  adult.training@cdscouts.org.uk 
NB for candidates from outside of Crawley District, please advise your LTM/TA of your plan to attend as this system does not inform them.

Venue

1st Southgate Scout Hut
Ron Hobbs Hall, Bligh Close
Crawley, West Sussex RH10 5DL GB
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