What should I do if... Get to know the basic procedure in case of an accident or life-threatening incident. At the end of the course you will be able to react correctly and provide first aid in emergency situations.
To apply for the Swiss driver’s license as a first time driver it is mandatory to do this course.
This course is fully accredited by the Swiss League of Samaritan (SSB) and does follow regulations concerning the Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO). In addition does the course act upon professional instructions by Swiss Association of Emergency Medical Services (IVR) and Swiss Resuscitation Council (SRC).
Course aims
The participants
know the basic procedure in emergency situations
avoid further harm to the casualty and bystander
apply lifesaving methods based on the situation
are aware of their own possibilities and limits in giving first aid to a casualty
Preconditions
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
Traffic accidents
Assessment of a casualty
Unconsciousness
Resuscitation and use of AED device
Cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke
External and internal bleeding
Choking
Burns and scalds
Spinal injury
Skill training on the basis of case studies
Duration
10 hours
Cost and Course certificate
CHF 160 per person
Included are course material, certificate, and registration fees towards third party. Course certificates are valid for six years. A visit of a refresher course is recommended.
Course dates and Registration
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