The Woodlander 3 Day first Aid Course is an advanced course carefully designed for people working or travelling to remote areas. This course meets the requirements for the Forestry Commissions F Plus Qualification for those working in woodland management etc.
The team at Forest Knights have plenty of experience working and providing first aid support in remote locations within the UK and some of the remotest regions of the world.
Introduction to the instructor team and refreshments.
First Aid and the UK Laws. Health and Safety at Work Act. First Aid Regulations etc.
UK RESUS Council Guidlines.
Principals of First Aid in remote locations.
Leadership and communication.
Focused Assessments and Distracting Injury.
Breathing & Circulation
Principals of Resuscitation ABCDE
Airway Obstruction / Airway Management
Casualty Simulations and demonstrations will continue throughout the day.
Casualty Simulations to consolidate day 1.
Recap on Day 1
Casualty Simulations catastrophic blood loss.
Tourniquets and Haemastatic Agents. Risks and Usage.
Incident Management Environmental considerations.
Tick Born Diseases.
Burns & Scalds on expedition
Fractures & Spinal injuries
Environmental Injuries. (Hyperthermia, Hypothermia Freezing and Non freezing Injuries).
Night exercise and assessment.
Rarely do we have the luxury of performing in ideal situations. Accidents occur when we are cold wet and tired, visibility is poor and we make a serious of small errors.
The forest knights final exercise will test each student on their personal decision making and first aid skills building on their experience to ensure that when needed they can be confident their knowledge and skills will improve the chances of providing the best possible help to a casualty with only the resources they have.
This course will give you the confidence to be able to act appropriately in an emergency within the UK or beyond.
This course is self catering.
Camping is not essential although some days training will finish quite late.
Maximum Group size 12.