Sport is one of your favourite hobbies or you like to be outdoors? Brush up your knowledge about sport injuries. This course is suitable for athletes, coaches, PE teachers, activity leaders or anyone else involved with sport.
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
know the basic procedure in emergency situations
apply lifesaving methods based on the situation
stay calm and do correct medical treatment
take care of different wounds and injuries using various materials
extend their first aid skills for daily life situations
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
Assessment of a casualty
Unconsciousness
Resuscitation for adults and children
Use of AED device
Heart attack, stroke
Sport prevention
Joint, muscle, ligament and tendon injuries
Head injuries and fractures
Different methods to apply bandages
Spinal injuries and stabilisation
Wound care, severe bleedings
Tick bite, insect sting
Epilepsy and Asthma
Sunstroke, heatstroke, heat exhaustion
Hypothermia, frostbite
Sport first aid kit
Skill training on the basis of case studies
Duration
6 hours
Cost and Course certificate
CHF 135 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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