Survival Medic Books and Training offers a range of courses covering First aid at work, Emergency First Aid, Wilderness Medicince, Expedition Medic, Forestry and Forest School First Aid, Sports Medic, Bushcraft, Health and Safety, Fire awareness and Fire Marshal. We also publish books on Wilderness Medicine, Patient Assessment, CRBNe and First Aid for Police officers. Our staff are professional and dedicated to providing the highest level of education. Our Directors are members of the College of Paramedics and Royal College of Nursing (RCN).
Emergency First Aid - 1 day
The 1 Day Emergency First Aid qualification is designed for individuals who wish to act as a first aider
These courses cover the essentials of managing immediate and potentially life-threatening incidents in a systematic manner. Ideal for anyone who is required to take charge at an incident in any workplace or school or during leisure activities.
Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be equipped with the essential skills needed to give safe, prompt and effective first aid in emergency situations.
Experienced professional trainers with an active professional interest in First Aid training, coming from a variety of working backgrounds understanding the specific needs of various environments. Our trainers are constantly updating their methods and materials keeping abreast of current best practice from around the world. Trainers typically have knowledge of your workplace and follow Health and Safety approved code of practice guidelines.
Duration: 1 days
Certificate Validity: 3 Years (Annual Refresher Training Recommended)
Low student to pupil ratios
Interactive hands on practical training
One CPR training manikin per 2 participants
Roles and Responsibilities of the first aider
Awareness of current regulations.
Safe best practice.
Assessing an incident
Communication and casualty care
A systematic approach to incident management.
Unconsciousness, causes and treatment
Automated External Defibrillator
Resuscitation procedures including choking.
Wounds and bleeding (minor and severe)
Burns and scalds
ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
This qualification is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance in the remote and rural regions. This Outdoor First Aid qualification is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon the national qualification’s frameworks of England and Wales. This course is recognised throughout the UK and is the course of choice for experienced practitioners who use the outdoors.
It is suitable for workers in rural and remote settings and will maintain the license to practice for those with Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards.
The course meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training at Band 3. This is hosted upon the Institute for Outdoor Learning website.
The qualification is suitable for those practitioners and leaders that participate in unsupported outdoor or adventurous activity. Typically operating in situations where help is generally under 2 hours away, e.g. outdoor instructors, outdoor learning practitioners, mountain leader, D of E assessor, bushcraft instructor, forest school leader, ramblers; leaders, canoe expedition leader, MIC, MIA, SPA, WGL, BCU, BASI ski instructor, Mountain Bike Leader, Local Cave and Mine Leader etc
The learner will……
1 Understand the roles and responsibility of first aid in the outdoors.
2 Be able to interpret vital sign information whilst responding to an emergency incident in the
3 Be able to assess an emergency incident in the outdoors.
4 Be able to apply incident management and casualty assessment principles in the outdoors.
5 Be able to respond to an incident involving activity or environmental factors in the outdoors
6 First aid equipment and record keeping
7 Be able to conduct a detailed primary and secondary survey
8 Be able to respond to an incident outdoors involving;
· a collapsed patient
· children being aware of differences in vital signs
· an unresponsive casualty with normal breathing,
· an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing,
· a choking casualty,
CPR & AED
· blood loss including severe and shock recognition,
· limb injury,
· a head, neck or torso injury
· treatment of minor injuries including burns, bites and stings
· medical conditions, poisons or sudden illness
· stabilising, insulating and monitoring casualties
· management of multiple casualties
· the effects of drowning, cold, heat and dehydration
Outdoor specific scenarios and outdoor incident management, answering queries such as when or how to remove boots, helmets and looking after a casualty for some hours.
This qualification is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains. The course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance.
Successful completion will result in candidate gaining ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid with a valid (licence to practice) lifetime of 3 years from date of completion
22nd-23rd June Broughton, North Lincolnshire
28th-29th July, Wild Harvest, East Cottingwith, Yorkshire
28th-29th September, Chambers Wood, Lincolnshire
19th -20th October, Whistlewood Common, DE73 8HU
Extension Expedition Medic option on 30th Sept we are offering our Expedition Medic Day 1 immediately following the ITC course for those on the ITC course a 20% discount is available using code ITCEXP20
For details of this course click here.
Wild Food Foraging Walks Lincolnshire
Join us on a wild food walk to identify 10 plants for foraging during a one hour walk in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside. Gain the knowledge to gather free greens for life.
Cost £10 per person, under 14s free. Pre Payment essential unless have spoken to s before event as places are Limited.
7th July 2019, 10:00am
Meet us at Parking Place, Wressle Road, Broughton, Brigg, North Lincolnshire.
(Nearest post code DN20 ODA for Carehome on opposite side to parking place)
Please wear suitable footwear and clothing suitable for weather at time.
Involves walking woodland paths and up slight incline. Not suitable for wheelchairs or for people with limited mobility.
Limited parking available at start of walk
Well behaved dogs on leads welcome
Call: 01652 408523 / Mobile 07411552621
Join us for a introdction sesion shooting our beautiful wooden bows in the traditional manner without sights or gadgets, then if your group wishes you can form two teams for Hunger Games style action in a competition to win the most points!