DV 101 Introduction to First Aid

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Introduction Level Courses 101

Introduction to First Aid

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About This Course

This is an introductory level course for disaster volunteers to learn the concepts of First Aid. The goal of this training is to explain how to avoid physical hazards, adequately assess what type of first aid is needed and provide services as necessary. At the end of this training, disaster volunteers will be able to utilize a tourniquet, treat heat and cold emergencies in addition to provide appropriate first aide services.

  • Learn how to avoid hazards during disaster response.
  • Gain an understanding of the role of disaster volunteers in providing first aid.
  • Learn how to determine what type of first aid a disaster victim needs.
  • Learn how to control bleeding and use limb tourniquets.
  • Learn how to identify and treat heat and cold emergencies.
  • Introduction about WCC
  • Learning Objectives
  • Agenda
  • Understanding Hazards
  • Preventing Illness and Injury
  • Your Role
  • Identifying the Emergency
  • Providing Care: Bleeding
  • Providing Care: Heat/Cold
  • Providing Care: Positioning
  • Next Steps

Course hour: 1 hours
Delivery method: Classroom and Online
Intended audience: Disaster workers, volunteers