Introduction to First Aid (IFA)

Register Location: Hartamas
Dates: 07/12/19
Price: MYR 220


Course Description

This course is an initial introduction to First Aid, and covers the very basics of how to help someone who has been injured, or is suffering from sudden illness.  

Audience

Layperson, Volunteers, Domestic Helpers, Parents

Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, students should have a basic understanding of:

  • Introduction
    • Principles of first aid
    • Medical/legal considerations
    • Initial response
    • Scene size-up
  • Managing immediately life-threatening conditions
    • Life threatening bleeding & shock
    • Brain failure
    • Layperson / Bystander CPR
    • AEDs
    • Management of an unconscious casualty
    • Causes and treatment of unconsciousness
  • Environmental illness & injury
    • Heat exhaustion,
    • Heatstroke
    • Hypothermia
  • Trauma
    • Wounds
    • Burns
    • Sprains & strains
    • Fractures
    • Spinal injury
  • Medical
    • Infections
      • Meningitis
    • Anaphylaxis
    • Asthma
    • Heart Attack
    • Stroke

Methodologies

  • Lectures
  • Skills Practice
  • Assessment / Treatment Drills

Certifications

Upon attendance of the full course, you will receive a certificate of attendance from X3SI. If you are looking for a certified urban first aid course, please look at our Standard First Aid or Advanced First Aid courses.

Recertification

Receipt of this certificate does not guarantee future performance or suggest any form of licensure. Skills deteriorate rapidly when not used. Periodic retraining is strongly advised. At minimum this course (or a suitable alternate) should be taken once every two years.

Included Materials

  • How to save a life card
  • First Aid text book (optional - additional fee applies)

Equipment

All requisite learning and first aid materials will be provided.

Evaluation

This is not a certification course, and as such does not involve a written exam or practical assessment.

Prerequisites

This course will be taught in english. If you are not capable of conversational english, please contact us before enrolling in the course so that we can discuss the possibility of engaging a translator.

Logistics

Lunch will be provided. The course starts at 0800 and will end by 1700. You should plan to attend 100% of the course to be eligible for a certificate.