Sports first aid training is essential for those who have contact with people within a sporting environment and have the potential to be required to administer first aid as a result of a sports injury e.g. muscle strains or joint injuries.
Who Should Attend?
Sports first aid training is suitable for a wide range of people involved in sport. These include:
- Sports coaches
- Match & club officials
- Fitness & gym instructors
- Athletes & participants
The main areas that a sports first aid course includes are:
- Aims & principles of first aid
- Event planning & record keeping
- Resuscitation (CPR)
- Care of the unconscious casualty
- Soft tissue injuries and management
- Fractures & dislocations
- Head injuries
- Spinal injuries
Attending a sports first aid course will allow you to gain skills to deal with a range injuries that occur in a sporting environment. Course can be tailored to meet the specific needs different sports.