First Aid is an essential skill to have particularly when you are dealing with physical or sporting activities. The key guiding principles and purpose of first aid, is often given in the mnemonic "3 Ps". These three points govern all the actions undertaken by a first aider.
- Prevent further injury
- Preserve life
- Promote recovery
Mayo Sports Partnership Sports First Aid Course
Mayo Sports Partnership runs Sports First Aid Courses to assist Sports Clubs in the county to provide a safe environment for those participating in sport.
On completion of this course, participants will be certified in emergency response training and be able to provide necessary first aid while awaiting the arrival of the emergency services. The course will cover the following areas in Sports First Aid:
- Accident scene management
- Patient assessment
- Respiratory emergencies
- Wounds and bleeding
- Head injuries and unconsciousness
- Fractures and injury to bones
- Burns, scalds and electric shock
To book your place on one of our courses please visit our Courses & Events Calendar