The FA Level 1 Introduction to First Aid in Football
This is a three hour workshop for the pitch side first aider, which aims to provide the participant with:
· Knowledge and practical skills to be able to attend an unconscious player
· Knowledge and practical skills to be able to recognise and manage a player who is not breathing, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation
· Knowledge of sudden cardiac arrest in football
· Knowledge and practical skills to recognise and apply immediate first aid to a number of medical conditions that pose a threat to life
· Knowledge of the requirements of emergency action planning for football
· Knowledge of the FA concussion guidelines and appropriate immediate management of the concussed player
The course is open to all with an interest in improving their emergency aid skills. The qualification is valid for a period of three years.
The course will provide the learner with the knowledge and practical skills and an introduction to first aid that will enable them to attend a conscious or unconscious player, ensuring that appropriate care is given until the emergency services arrive and takeover, or until an alternative healthcare professional (s) assumes responsibility for the player.
On Completion of the workshop, the learner will be able to:
· Recognise their role and responsibility as a nominated First Aider
· Identify the key components of an Emergency Aid Action Plan (EAP)
· Identify best practice when summoning medical assistance, in terms of when, how and knowing what information is required
· Determine whether a player is conscious or unconscious and perform the correct procedure to open the airway
· Apply the correct techniques whilst performing chest compressions, rescue breathing and automated external defibrillation to a player suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest
· Discuss appropriate actions following an incident
· Recognise the signs and symptoms, and administer appropriate immediate first aid when dealing with a range of life threating conditions that may present in football
· Emergency Action Planning for Football
· Process Overview
o Pre-Activity Preparation
o Reacting to an Incident
o Approaching the Injured Player
o Primary Survey (A-E approach)
o CPR/AED (adults and children)
· Resuscitation CPR AED Algorithm for adults and adults and children
· Heart Conditions and sudden cardiac arrest in football
· Asthma, anaphylaxis, catastrophic bleeding and airway problems
· Head Injury and concussion – The FA Concussion guidelines
· Dispelling the myths of first aid management
Learners must be at least 16 years of age
Have knowledge and understanding of The FA concussion guidelines (e-learning module completion)
Have knowledge, understanding and have completed The FA Sudden Cardiac Arrest (e-learning module completion)
PLEASE DO NOT BOOK THIS COURSE UNLESS YOU CAN ATTEND THE DATE
NB. No refunds or transfers are available once the course is booked.
FA Emergency Aid - Practical & Theory
22nd February 2018
6:30pm - 9:30pm
PRE-REQUISITES FOR THIS COURSE ARE DETAILED ABOVE
All dates are subject to change. Should this occur, all candidates will be informed via email.
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- If I do not deliver payment for my course fee before the commencement of the course, my certificate will be withheld until payment is settled.
- I will respect the course tutor, course venue and the other candidates and their points of view and I understand that if my behaviour, language or conduct is deemed ‘unacceptable’, ’offensive’ or ‘harmful’ for any reason, Bedfordshire FA and the venues reserves the right to exclude me for continuing on my chosen course and if necessary, future courses.
- Bedfordshire FA does not accept responsibility for the loss, or damage to, candidate property or for personal injury however caused and that I will ensure that I am protected with my own personal insurance cover through other bodies;
- I confirm that I understand the above statements and their implications and that the information I have provided on this form is correct to the very best of my knowledge.
- If you are on General Suspension you cannot attend the course until you have been cleared.
This course is 100% attendance to be able to award a certificate on completion.