FIRST AID IN THE CLINIC
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT
Tuesday 25th August 2020
13:30 – 16:30
An online course unlike any other
First Aid is an Essential
A first aid emergency can occur at any time. And it’s MORE likely in your clinic, because you actively invite people with problems in to see you. And there’s no guarantee that the problem is what they think it is!
The public (and, sadly, the press) need to be assured that you have the skills needed to deal with potentially life-threatening emergencies.
Who is this course for?
Chiropractors. We’re laying on this course at very short notice, specifically to help out one of our chiropractor members who’s short of a few hours Learning With Others (and the end of the CPD year is imminent!).
Why this course?
First off, it’s taught by APM’s 2 fantastic instructors – Steven Bruce and Malcolm Parnell, both with loads of first aid AND teaching experience.
Second, unlike other online courses, this one is LIVE and SUPERVISED. Which means you’ll get better training (and a “Learning with Others” CPD certificate).
Does this meet Regulatory Requirements?
Almost certainly, yes (but we’re not allowed to say that).
It depends on your own risk assessment. The GCC says you must assess your need and train accordingly. So it’s your decision.
This course will certainly equip you to deal with the most serious first aid situations.
It is tailored to a clinical environment.
It is live and supervised. So as far as it is possible to do so, we will check that you are competent in your skills.
You will be able to ask questions of the instructors at any point during the course, unlike other online first aid training
We have no doubt that this is the best online training available, only very slightly inferior to a hands-on course.
We have no doubt that you can justify choosing our online training if called on to do so, and we will support you in defending that position should it ever be required.
If you’d like more information about this, please give us a call: 01933 328150
What's the Qualification?
You’ll get an “Emergency First Aid in the Clinic” certificate.
That’s valid for 3 years, but to help prevent skill-fade during that time, we’ll send you monthly reminders of the skills taught.
On the back of your certificate, we record all the aspects of first aid that you’ve covered.
What's The Cost?
£30 (including UK VAT)
That includes your full-colour handbook and certificate (both sent to you after the course), plus the training materials sent to you beforehand.
What do I need?
First off, this is an online course, so you’ll need access to a computer with a camera (or a separate webcam) and a microphone.
We’ll be delivering this through Zoom, so you’ll need an internet connection.
You’re going to have to do some practical, so ideally you’ll have another person in the house with you. These are the rough times that your “body” will be needed:
- 14:15 (10 mins)
- 15:30 (10 mins)
It’s not the end of the world if you don’t have anyone to help, but anything that might resemble an unconscious body (skeleton, teddy bear…) would be useful.
You will need to commit the afternoon to the training. If we can’t see you through your camera, we won’t be able to issue a certificate.
Why THIS Course?
This course is tailored to clinicians and clinic staff.
The scenarios are based on REAL clinic incidents, or are put into clinical context.
You’ll leave this course confident in your ability.
Most of all, this course is FUN (unlike most others!).
This is a Basic Life Support course. So it covers the essentials, in particular:
– Recovery position
– Heart attack
– Spinal injuries
What Others Said
“Definitely the best first aid course I’ve attended. Recommended.” – Kay (Chiropractor)
“Best FA course I’ve attended. I’d recommend to my colleagues. – Jonathan (Chiropractor)
“Best FA course I’ve attended: Engaging, relevant, on point, well paced and excellent delivery.” – Amanda (Chiropractor)
“Ten out of ten for the instructors. Fun, easy to follow, entertaining. – Fiona (Chiropractor)
“Humour helped maintain interest, attention and focus. Fantastic printed materials. Many many thanks to Steven and Malcolm.” – Carmel (Chiropractor)
First off, there are TWO instructors – two voices, double the humour. That makes the training much more enjoyable.
One’s a former marine, now an osteopath, the other’s a former paramedic. So they know their stuff!
Neither of them likes to teach “from the book” – all the topics are put into context, explained clearly. First aid “myths” are exposed and cold-bloodedly slaughtered (the marine does that bit).
“Really enjoyed the course. Best I have been on. Would definitely recommend!”
“All styles of learning included. Excellently clear. Best ever.”
“Interactive, instructive and educational. Also funny and entertaining”
“Loved the humour – made it so much fun. Seriously guys don’t change the format!!”
“Despite being online, this was still the best first-aid course I’d ever attended”
“Covered everything… excellent detail … just the right amount of humour. It was as if we were all in the same room.“
“Lighthearted but still got the message across using clinical scenarios.”
“Very informative, amusing and not stupidly strict ! You made me feel it was ok to use common sense!“
“Presenters were very good. Very animated and stuck to the essentials,”
“Really well taught. Clear advice. It wasn’t boring at all. Did everything that was required.“