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Why do you need to take First Aid Training?


22nd Jan 2019 Wellbeing

First aid is emergency or immediate medical care provided to an injured or ill individual to sustain him until proper medical treatment can be available.  For mild issues, first aid treatments are good enough. But if the condition is severe, then first aid care can help sustain the person until he can get better treatment.

The decision to act with first aid can mean the difference between life and death for someone. Therefore, it's imperative you know what to do in case someone gets injured or ill. 

First Aid Training teaches you how to recognise the issue and provide relief. When someone gets injured, activate the emergency response and provide first aid to sustain the subject until help arrives. If you are not sure how to help the individual, you can speak with the person on emergency response and get instructions for what to do next.   It can help you save someone’s life.

WhatDo You Learn?

Most First Aid Training consists of the following:

  • Priority of Treatment: What to Do in an Emergency?
  • How to Handle an Unconscious Subject?
  • How to Handle Someone Unconscious and not breathing?
  • CPR for Adults, Children, and Baby
  • Theory and Practical - Choking
  • Prepare for Emergency
  • How to Use First Aid Kits?
  • Treat Bleeding, includes nosebleeds, objects in nose or ear, injuries and amputation
  • Burns including scalds, fire, andelectrocution
  • Poisoning, Corrosive and non-corrosive
  • Head Injuries including concussion and compression
  • Asthma
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Allergic Reactions
  • Fits, etc 

You can expect to learn these basics during your first aid training.

Benefits of Learning First Aid

Most people don’t bother taking first aid training because they are busy, or believe they know enough already. 

On the contrary, most people who took first aid training in Liverpool believe it was worth it. To prove our point, we will explain the different benefits of obtaining first aid training. 

It helps to Save Lives

First aid helps you save lives. Treating someone properly right on the spo thelps them to recover fast and make save them from permanent disability. These programs teach how to remain calm in emergencies and acronyms used to recall what you should do next.

Help Someone Suffering

Not every accident or injury needs a trip to the hospital. But it doesn’t mean you should not try to help someone injured, even though if the injury isn’t severe. You can use this training to help anything, a patient suffering from pain, a child crying because of a bruise or fever. The training teaches you how to act and help people in trouble. 

These programs teach you how to relieve someone’s discomfort.  You can also offer emotional support as you remain calm and collective. This will make the patient feel secure and cuts off their anxiety levels. 

Keep a Situation from Getting Any Worse

In some case, if the subject doesn’t receive first aid on time, their condition will get severe instantly. If you offer them basic care, you will help them cope and keep things from getting any worse.

First aid training teaches you how to collect information about how what panned and subject’s condition. You can pass this valuable intel to the emergency services which will help save their time, making you an important link in the patient’s chain of survival. 

Empowers You to Care for Someone

Learning first aid training empowers you to help someone. It lets you reflect on yourself and how you and others reach in a condition. With this knowledge, you are empowered to tackle a wide array of day to day non-medical situations

Encourages Healthy and Safe Living

The first thing you will learn in first aid training is how to look after yourself. You have to ensure your own safety as a priority. This is not being selfish, only practical. You have to keep yourself safe so you can help others. This may inspire you to drop your bad habits for healthy ones. Remember, you can't pour from an empty cup. 

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