The recognition, assessment and immediate on-site management of sports injuries are crucial to facilitate rehabilitation and to minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. The Sports First Aid course designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants and volunteers; teaches the medical assessment and management of a wide variety of sports injuries. Importantly, participants will also know how to recognise when professional medical referral is warranted.
Upon successful completion of the Sports First Aid course participants are presented with a Sports First Aid Certificate.
Qualifications Gained: Sports First Aid Certificate
Course Structure: This is a one day workshop.
Course Content Modules
- Bone, muscle and joint injuries
- Burns and scalds
- Chest pains
- Communication & casualty care
- Emergencies in public
- Head injury
- Extremes of heat and cold
- Primary survey
- The role of the first aider
- Sprains and strains
- the unconscious casualty