FIRST AID IN THE CLINIC
Friday 10th July 2020
09:00 – 16:30 (Lunch: 12:30 – 13:30)
An online first aid course unlike any other
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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.
Right now, it’s impossible to attend a hands-on course, thanks of course to coronavirus:
That’s why this course is for you.
This is not like other online first aid training.
First off, it’s taught by APM’s 2 fantastic instructors – Steven Bruce and Malcolm Parnell.
Unlike other online courses, this one is LIVE and SUPERVISED. Which means you’ll get better training (and a “Learning with Others” CPD certificate).
Class size is limited to 20, so that you get optimum supervision.
Does this meet GCC Requirements?
The GCC issued new guidance on the requirement for first aid training in March this year (Guidance on First Aid in Emergencies).
The key elements of this are:
– You must be competent to recognise and manage emergency situations
– You must assess your own first aid training needs.
The GCC does NOT specify which course you should attend, nor does it stipulate a particular level of training, although it gives examples of what might be suitable.
Will this training satisfy the GCC? Only you can decide on your training needs, but we believe strongly that the answer to this question is yes. If you need help deciding on your training needs (for example, through a first aid risk assessment) contact us – we can talk you through the process.
Here’s why we think this course is suitable:
It WILL equip you to deal with most first aid situations (the syllabus exceeds that laid down by the Health and Safety Executive for a one-day course).
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
The only limitation is our inability to assess you in delivering CPR. This is not a show-stopper – even hands-on training in CPR has its limitations. Dummies are not exact replicas of humans, and if you are ever called on to perform CPR for real, the experience will be be quite different.
Will you be able to perform CPR after this course? Yes.
Will your CPR be as good as if you’d attended a hands-on course? It won’t be very different.
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?
£66 (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 you’ll need another person in the house with you. These are the rough times that your “body” will be needed:
- 10:15 (15 mins)
- 11:45 (20 mins)
- 15:00 (20 mins)
(at a push, a full-size skeleton would do – it has to have legs, though!)
You will need to commit the whole day to the training. If we can’t see you through your camera, we won’t be able to issue a certificate.
We’ll let you have a lunchbreak, obviously, but plan to be “in the classroom” from 09:00 to 12:30, and from 13:30 to 16:30.
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.
We support you throughout the 3 years of the qualification, including provision of monthly reminder videos to prevent skill-fade.
You’ll leave this course confident in your ability.
Most of all, this course is FUN (unlike most others!).
The standard one-day syllabus covers CPR, unconsciousness, choking, bleeding, shock and minor injuries (yes, even “small splinters”!).
This course goes way beyond that. Our philosophy is that you need to handle whatever crops up next.
Here’s what we teach in addition to the standard, syllabus taught by other providers:
– Heart attack
– Burns and scalds
– 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).
82% of students rated this the best first aid course they had attended
“Loved all of it. Great instruction, really felt like I learnt loads. Great instructors! Relevant to clinic but also public areas too!”
“Very thorough, so convenient to be able to do it online, covered way more than any FA courses I’ve done previously. “
“Really liked the course could not recommend enough. Important myths clarified. I have taken many sports and other first aid courses this one was top.“
“Full of common sense and clinical settings elements.
“Presenters were very knowledegable & experienced, made it clinically relevant, cut out the rubbish“
“My kids who were with me (9 and 7yo) both were engaged and interested the whole time too 🙂! Great to have the practical stuff sent to us“
“Informative and relaxed- feel like I’ll actually remember the first aid taught to me- and hopefully if ever needed be able to apply it without fear“
“Loved being in the comfort of my own home – enjoying my own decent coffee !
Plus the opportunity to get involved – very entertaining“
“It was fun and very practical.
It was a great opportunity for me to be sure of what I could do in an emergency.“
“It was the only way I was ever going to get to actually attend your first aid course so for me I loved it being on line!! Thank you so much!“
“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.“