IW REC Medical Training Level 2 - February 21-22
Course 2 - Ice Warrior Medical Training - Rescue Emergency Care IV + Polar
Who is this course for?
Those who want to feel prepared for large incidents in highly remote areas without rescue cover.
23rd to 24th February 2017
Arrive evening of 22nd
The advanced first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of advanced first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes:
Development of skills gained at Emergency level
In-depth review of emergency care topics • shock management • longer term care
Advanced techniques • skills • development • use of additional equipment
Review of special interest topics by the candidates
The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:
· bls: basic life support • vital signs • blood pressure • Glasgow coma scale
· als: advanced life support • suction • airways • oxygen • shock • fluid replacement
· injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye
· rescue: triage • rescue • co-ordination • casualty management • cpr
Advanced first aid is assessed by observation of practical skills throughout the course and written assignments
All candidates should either have Emergency or Standard (FAW) first aid module, REC II
Will be able to take control of an incident and direct standard First Aiders
Will be able to deal with more complex emergency situations and use advanced methods
The Advanced First Aid course is certified for three years.