Emergency Life Support
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Emergency Life Support

First Aid
4.5 (131 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,919 students enrolled
Created by Emily Mottershead
Last updated 1/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 39 mins on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • 16 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • To learn how to treat an unconscious casualty
  • To learn how to treat a casualty choking
  • To learn how to treat a bleed
  • To learn how to treat Epilepsy
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Requirements
  • This course is suitable for anyone who would like an increased knowledge in first aid.
Description

This course is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge as to what to do if you find someone unconscious. This course is also an excellent First Aid Training package for people to gain invaluable knowledge at their own time and pace.

The course consists of illustrated step by step directions, flow charts, diagrams, videos and a short test yourself section fully compatible with all computers and mobile devices. You will be able to stop and start as often as you like and on completion you will be able to print your Certificate.

It is impossible to cover all eventualities within this course, or to equip you with the knowledge and skills to appropriately diagnose and treat in unpredictable real life situations. If you suspect illness or injury, you should always seek immediate professional medical advice.

The Author has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained within the course, however this course is merely a guide and the Author does not accept any liability or responsibility for any inaccuracies or for any mistreatment or misdiagnosis of any person, however caused.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is suitable for anyone who would like an increased knowledge in emergency life support
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:52
Introduction
00:58

Introduction
00:54
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The Unconscious Casualty
6 Lectures 13:29

Practical

After watching the video you now need to practice the Primary Survey. Using a cushion/ doll or friend on the floor practice the Primary Survey - DRAB - use the hand out Primary Survey to recap the key learning points.

Can you tell me how many times a adult casualty breathes in 10 seconds? How many times does your casualty breathe in 10 seconds. You must look, listen and feel for normal breathing for 10 seconds.

Introduction to the Unconscious Casualty
00:13

Learn how to perform the primary survey

The Primary Survey Video
02:46

Secondary Survey

Watch the video. The video shows the secondary survey and recovery position.

Download the presentation to support the video documents

Practice the primary survey and secondary survey together on a friend

Secondary Survey and Recovery Position Video
02:41

Recovery position

The video demonstrates how to perform the recovery position on a adult however a child is exactly the same, but just easier to perform because of the size of them!

Recovery Position Practical

Find someone to practice with.

I use the saying, Please miss (hand at right angles), reach over and slap my face (hand resting on cheek), lift my knee and roll me over.

Please look at the hand out and notice the difference for the recovery position for a baby

Complete the attached handout

Recovery Position Video
02:41

Video about how to treat an unconscious casualty who is breathing

Primary, Secondary Survey and Recovery Position Video
04:59

Primary, and Secondary Survey and Recovery Position Practical
00:08
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The unconscious casualty - not breathing
6 Lectures 08:53

CPR

Welcome to the CPR section of the course. During this section we will guide you through how to perform CPR on a casualty. There are handouts that you can print off and use as a quick reference guide.

I have added the protocol for Adult CPR onto this course because Adults drop the children off to your nursery, or home and we all work with other adults.

CPR introduction video
01:51

Adult CPR - learn how to perform CPR on a adult. Remember you perform CPR after you have established they are not breathing normally.

Download the adult CPR help sheet that you can use as reference for a step by step guide.

Adult CPR
01:30

Child CPR - learn how to perform CPR on a child. Remember you perform CPR after you have established they are not breathing normally.

Download the child CPR help sheet that you can use as reference for a step by step guide.

Child CPR
01:43

Baby CPR - learn how to perform CPR on a baby. Remember you perform CPR after you have established they are not breathing normally.

Download the baby CPR help sheet that you can use as reference for a step by step guide.

Baby CPR
01:28

Video answering typical questions students ask when attending a course, including how to handover to 999, and problems during CPR.

Vomit

When help arrives

Compression only CPR

Problems during rescue breathes

CPR Conclusion Video
02:16

Download and complete the CPR worksheet.

This can be used as a quick reference guide to remember the ratio, speed and depth of compressions.

CPR Worksheet
00:05
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Choking
5 Lectures 05:30

Save a life by treating choking

Signs, Symptoms and treatment

Introduction to Choking
01:05

Choking Adult and Child Video
01:50

Practical task

Choking Practical
00:27

How to treat a choking baby

Choking baby video
02:04

Practical task

Baby choking practical
00:04
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Bleeding
3 Lectures 08:03

Introduction to bleeding

Bleeding introduction
06:21

How to treat bleeding

Bleeding extra information
00:36

How do you deal with a wound to a hand?

It depends on where the wound is. If the wound is vertical then you would dress an open palm but if the wound is horizontal then you would encourage the casualty to make a fist - watch the video to find out how.

Hand Wound Practical
01:06
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Epilepsy
1 Lecture 04:03

Watch the video then download the resources and learn more!

Epilepsy Video
04:03
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:06

Conclusion

Conclusion
00:06
About the Instructor
Emily Mottershead
4.4 Average rating
330 Reviews
3,726 Students
4 Courses
First Aid Trainer

I have over 15 years experience in the first aid industry and currently work as a Assistant Head Teacher in a South London Secondary School.

During my spare time I volunteer as a community first responder with the London Ambulance Service and deliver first aid courses in London and Kent.

I am very passionate about teaching everyone the skills needed to save someones life. First aid is essential in emergency cases. Knowing what action needs to be taken to control an emergency can make the difference between life and death