Emergency Life Support

First Aid
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 42 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course 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.

What are the requirements?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who would like an increased knowledge in first aid.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who would like an increased knowledge in emergency life support

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
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Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Section 2: The Unconscious Casualty


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.


Learn how to perform the primary survey


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


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


Video about how to treat an unconscious casualty who is breathing

Primary, and Secondary Survey and Recovery Position Practical
Section 3: The unconscious casualty - not breathing


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


When help arrives

Compression only CPR

Problems during rescue breathes


Download and complete the CPR worksheet.

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

Section 4: Choking

Save a life by treating choking

Signs, Symptoms and treatment

Choking Adult and Child Video

Practical task


How to treat a choking baby


Practical task

Section 5: Bleeding

Introduction to bleeding


How to treat bleeding


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.

Section 6: Epilepsy

Watch the video then download the resources and learn more!

Section 7: Conclusion


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Instructor Biography

Emily Mottershead, 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

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