Our experienced instructors offer two courses designed to meet the needs of outdoor workers:
- 5 Day FAAW in Extreme Sporting Environments
- 5 Day First Aid in Hostile Environments
5 Day First Aid in Extreme Situations
This course will mainly be based outdoors. It follows the same basic outline as a standard emergency first aid course but adds a further 2 days looking at issues specific to mountain, water and extreme climactic conditions.
Who should take this course
Anyone with a responsibility for others in a potentially dangerous outdoor environment. It is of particular interest to paddlers, coaches and guides working in the U.K. and abroad. No previous experience is necessary.
Certificates are awarded for this course and are valid for 3 years.
Continuous assessment takes place during this course
As for the FAAW 3 Day course, plus: environmental factors, immersion hypothermia, drowning, shoulder injury, repetitive strain injury, remote care, water practicals (you will get wet!), snow blindness and eye injuries, frostbite, heat exhaustion, stretchers, remote care, mountain practicals and related illnesses, suspension trauma.
5 Day FAAW in Hostile Environments
An in-depth assessment course of [4 days] with realistic practical application of first aid techniques in hostile environments, including defibrillation and oxygen use.
More details to follow.
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