First Aid Module 10 run by Bert Colantoni
Bert is a Royal Army Medical Corps Class 1 Combat Medical Technician (military paramedic) attached to a Royal Engineer Regiment in Wales to whom the Jersey Field Squadron is a part. Course content will cover:
The principles of first aid and initial response (arriving at and managing an incident)
Initial response to a first aid situation
Management of an unconscious casualty (child or adult)
CPR, including technique for children and an explanation of what AED is and how to use it
Causes and treatment of unconsciousness
Heat exhaustion, heatstroke, dehydration and hypothermia
Burns and scalds
Fractures (ambulance imminent and non-imminent) and soft tissue injuries
Minor injuries (for example cuts, grazes and nose bleeds)
Anaphylaxis (use of Epi pen)
Those attending should be prepared for all weather (some training is likely to be be outside). Refreshments will be provided. Please bring a packed lunch. Every effort will be made to run the course at an appropriate pace and to finish on time, or early if course content is complete.
Island Scout Centre, St Ouen JE3 2FN
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