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.
Contact us for more info.