Immerse deeper into the topic of providing first aid and learn more about what to do for a wide range of daily medical incidents all over the place.
To apply as a Swiss skiing instructor, mountain guide or similar jobs it is mandatory to do this course.
This course is fully accredited by the Swiss League of Samaritan (SSB) and does act upon professional instructions by Swiss Association of Emergency Medical Services (IVR) and Swiss Resuscitation Council (SRC).
Course aims
The participants
are able to assess a casualty
do first aid measures calm and correct
take care of different wounds and injuries using various materials
extend their first aid skills for daily life situations
Preconditions
Completed basic first aid course. Good knowledge of course language (English) and willingness to contribute actively during the course. The course must be fully attended to achieve a course certificate.
Key aspects
Basic procedure in emergency situations
Support and rescue of a casualty
Unconsciousness
Measurement of pulse and blood pressure
Spinal injuries and stabilisation
Shock
Head, eye and ear injuries
Joint, muscle and bone injuries
Different methods to apply bandages
Wound care, severe bleedings
Vascular obliteration
Sunstroke, heatstroke, heat exhaustion
Hypothermia, frostbite
Electrical injuries
Use and storage of medication
Diabetes
Asthma, hyperventilation, swelling at oropharynx
Skill training on the basis of case studies
Duration
14 hours
Cost and Course certificate
CHF 225 per person
Included are course material, certificate and registration fees towards third party. A refresher of this course is recommended after five years.
Course dates and Registration
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