REC First Aid Course
Emergency First Aid are registered providers of Rescue Emergency Care level1/2/3
This course is accepted by all the outdoor sporting bodies such as Mountaineering Ireland, Canoe Ireland, Mountain Biking and Scouting Ireland.
Rec First Aid Course is the course you need if you work or play in the outdoors.
During most first aid incidents your patient will be indoors in a urban environment and usually has a short ambulance wait time. An incident which occurs on the side of a mountain in adverse weather conditions may have a wait time of hours before mountain rescue gets to you. We teach you how to keep your patient warm and care for him/her in the long term in adverse weather conditions. We aim to equip you with skills and confidence to stabilise the situation until help arrives, you will learn skills on this course which are not taught on basic first aid training.
About REC (Rescue & Emergency) First Aid course
Main topics covered include;
Principles of First Aid
Recognition of Vital Signs
The REC Approach (Dr A.B.C.D.E.)
Treatment for Unconsciousness
Accident Procedure (including hygiene and personal safety)
Control of Bleeding
Resuscitation CPR & AED
Treatment of Fractures and Soft Tissue Injuries
Treatment of Burns
Injury Identification in Conscious and Un-Conscious Casualties
Treatment of Shock
Other Injuries including Common Medical Emergencies
Multiple Casualties and Prioritisation (Triage)
First Aid Kits
To ensure all participants get the appropriate individual attention from the trainer we restrict numbers to a maximum of 10 persons. We also believe in delivering a large portion of the course outdoors to make the scenarios as realistic as possible.
Course cost varies depending on level required and numbers attending. We can come to you or you can attend one of our public courses.
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FAQ – REC First Aid Course
- What is the REC First Aid Course?
The REC First Aid Course is a training program provided by Emergency First Aid that focuses on Rescue Emergency Care. It is specifically designed for individuals who work or engage in outdoor activities.
- What organizations accept the REC First Aid Course?
The REC First Aid Course is recognized and accepted by outdoor sporting bodies such as Mountaineering Ireland, Canoe Ireland, Mountain Biking, and Scouting Ireland.
What topics are covered in the REC First Aid Course?
The course covers a range of topics including principles of first aid, recognition of vital signs, treatment for unconsciousness, accident procedures, control of bleeding, CPR and AED, treatment of fractures and soft tissue injuries, treatment of burns, and more. It also includes scenarios and training conducted in outdoor environments to provide realistic experiences.
- How many participants are allowed in the REC First Aid Course?
To ensure individual attention and quality training, the maximum number of participants is limited to 10 persons.
5. What does REC mean in first aid?
REC stands for Remote Emergency Care. It is a comprehensive training program that prepares individuals to provide first aid and emergency medical care in remote or wilderness settings. REC first aid courses are designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge necessary to respond to emergencies when professional medical help is not readily available.
6. What is REC 2 first aid?
REC 2 first aid refers to the second level of training within the REC (Remote Emergency Care) program. REC 2 courses typically build upon the basic skills taught in REC 1 and delve deeper into wilderness first aid, including more advanced medical techniques, navigation, and dealing with emergencies in remote areas. REC 2 is ideal for those who spend time in the outdoors or wilderness and want to be better prepared for emergencies.
7. How can I get more information or book the REC First Aid Course?
For further details, including course cost, level options, and availability, you can contact Niamh at Emergency First Aid by phone (087 985 8112) or email (email@example.com).