First Aid Learning Programme Module 1

Police First Aid Learning Programme, Module 1 – Basic Life Support.

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Empowering Police to Save Lives.

This module is designed for police officers who require a basic understanding of what to do in a first aid emergency.

It is not sufficient for police officers and operational support staff that have direct contact with the public, where the minimum standard is our Police First Aid Programme, Module 2.

NATIONAL FRAMEWORK

The ATACC Group are the holders of the National Framework awarded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Greater Manchester Police to deliver their First Aid learning programme and clinical governance.

Course Information

Course Summary

First Aid Learning Programme, Module 1 – Basic Life Support offers a new evolution in first aid, providing learners with first aid skills in a new and innovative way, was written by leading healthcare professionals and introduces the refined casualty assessment algorithm, ‘B.U.R.P.S’.

A key part of providing first aid is how we assess the casualty, especially if the problem is not immediately obvious or we are unsure how serious it is. B.U.R.P.S is just one of the First Aid at Work – FTACC key tools that empower first aiders to simply and quickly manage what they are called to attend.

Course Requirements

For Police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Special Constables and operational support staff having direct contact with the public, the minimum standard is Module 2, First Aid Skills Police

Course Aim

On successful completion of this module, learners will be able to:
1. Manage a first aid scene
2. Assess a casualty
3. Perform adult basic life support
4. Place a casualty in the recovery position
5. Report casualty information
6. Manage the control of infection

Course content

1. Manage a first aid scene
1.1. Undertake an initial scene assessment
1.2. Communicate this information to control
1.3. Summon appropriate help
1.4. Identify and prioritise tasks
1.5. Prioritise casualties for treatment
1.6. Make appropriate use of others at the scene

2. Assess a casualty
2.1. Recognise dangers to own and casualty’s safety and take appropriate action
2.2. Undertake a basic primary survey
2.3. Check Airway, Breathing
2.4. Take appropriate life saving action
2.5. Observe casualty for signs of injury
2.6. Obtain a history from casualty and note any symptoms (conscious casualty)
2.7. Undertake a secondary survey as required
2.8. Prioritise injuries for treatment
2.9. Monitor casualty continually and reassess them frequently

3. Perform adult basic life support (BLS)
3.1. Recognise dangers to own and casualty’s safety and take appropriate action
3.2. Apply the components of the chain of survival
3.3. Apply the DRAB mnemonic to BLS
3.4. Administer BLS to adult not breathing normally
3.5. Monitor casualty’s condition and react appropriately to any change

4. Place a casualty in the recovery position
4.1. Ensure casualty is in a safe location (do not move unless absolutely necessary)
4.2. Assess casualty’s level of responsiveness
4.3. Ensure airway is clear and the casualty is breathing
4.4. Place casualty in the recovery position
4.5. Monitor casualty
4.6. Respond to a casualty’s condition change

5. Report casualty information
5.1. Gather information pertinent to casualty
5.2. Promptly and accurately inform appropriate specialist of information relating to a casualty
5.3. Complete accident records legibly, accurately and in a timely fashion
5.4. Record details of first aid given legibly, accurately and in a timely fashion
5.5. Submit reports to appropriate authority in a timely fashion

6. Manage the control of infection
6.1. Identify sources of infection to self and others
6.2. Identify sources of infection to casualty
6.3. Take action to prevent infection of self
6.4. Take action to prevent infection of casualty
6.5. Demonstrate use of protective equipment

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