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CIEH Introduction to First Aid

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CIEH Introduction to First Aid


What do you do in a medical emergency? Are you well prepared? Medical emergencies can happen in the workplace or at home, and if you are not aware of the steps to take the Introduction to First Aid course will come in helpful. Gain a comprehensive understanding of First Aid and what to do during cuts, burns, nosebleeds and fractures. The course is designed for individuals who want to have career in healthcare or for those who are already employed in the healthcare industry. The course is ideal for learners of all levels, particularly beginners who want to gain in-depth knowledge of First Aid and for advanced level users who want a refresher.

The Introduction to First Aid course will discuss a range of topics such as the standards for first aid, sudden illnesses, breathing emergencies, environmental illness and bone joint injuries. Learn how to survey a medical scene, treat minor injuries and report the accurate information to medical responders.

The First Aid course will come in helpful when you are in the midst of a medical emergency. If you can provide the necessary help until medical responders arrive on the scene, it may mean the difference between life and death. The course is useful to individuals in fields such as healthcare, nursing and homecare, however, as an academic qualification anyone in any industry can gain a comprehensive understanding of First Aid practices.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 29
1: Introduction to First Aid
1.1 Definition of first aid
1.2 Importance of first aid
1.3 Employee and employer obligations
1.4 First aider’s role
1.5 Reporting first-aid incidents
1.6 Incident report
1.8 What you have learned?
2: First aid equipment
2.1 Introduction
2.2 First aid kit
2.3 Renewal of first aid equipment
2.4 Medication
2.5 Minimising the risk of infection
2.6 Routes of entry
2.7 How to wash your hands
2.8 Other measures to minimise infection
2.9 What you have learned?
3: First at the scene
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Scene survey
3.3 Primary survey of casualty
3.4 Calling for help
3.5 Giving the correct information
3.6 What you have learned?
4: Treating minor injuries
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Treating minor injuries
4.3 Small cuts, grazes and bruises
4.4 Minor burns or scalds
4.5 Small splinters
4.6 What you have learned?

What will I learn?

Learn the importance of first aid and how you can apply best practices in any given situation.
Learn about treatment and care of wounds.
How to handle sudden illnesses.
How to deal with breathing emergencies.
How to tackle burns.
Do you know how to recognise a choking patient? And what do you do?
Can you manage an acute bleed?
Learn first aid skills at beginner level or gain a refresher course.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

Employees, workers
Anyone who wants to further advance their knowledge in first aid.
Homecare workers, residential care workers, school care workers, nurses

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Introduction to First Aid you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Introduction to First Aid by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

Other Benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Gain access to quality video tutorials
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free Career Support Service
25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only

College Name 1 Training
Course Category First Aid Training, Health & Safety, Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 25
Entry Requirements The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers Anyone with an interest in first aid
Career Path Personal Homecare Aid – £8.20 per hour Residential Caregiver – £16,384 per annum Nursing Manager – £40,399 per annum Others jobs you can get Residential Care Worker Nursery Worker
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