FATSAL Certification Course

Following topics are covered in this training:

Day 1

  • Role of the First Aid Provider
  • Emergency First Aid Care
  • Recognizing an Emergency
  • Deciding to Help
  • Personal Safety
  • Using Barriers
  • Small Group Practice
  • Putting on and Removing Gloves
  • Approaching the Patient
  • Assessing for Response
  • Mechanism for Spinal Injury
  • Activating Emergency Medical
  • Services (EMS)
  • Small Group Practice
  • Managing an Emergency Scene
  • Basic Life Support
  • Basic Life-Supporting Skills
  • Airway — Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
  • Small Group Practice
  • Head-Tilt, Chin-Lift
  • Clearing the Airway — Log Roll
  • Protecting the Airway — Recovery Position
  • Rest of the day: Trainers Presentation on all of the topics above

DAY 2

  • Review of Day 1
  • Clearing and Protecting the Airway
  • Breathing — Rescue Ventilation/Mask-Shield
  • Rescue Ventilations
  • Circulation — Chest Compressions
  • Chest Compressions
  • Initial Assessment
  • Unresponsive Patient
  • CPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • Adult Compression-Only CPR
  • Adult Compression-Only CPR
  • Defibrillation
  • Using an Automated External
  • Defibrillator (AED
  • Bare, Prepare, and Place Pads
  • Basic AED Operation `
  • Basic AED Operation
  • Troubleshooting Messages
  • Other AED Considerations
  • Rest of the day: Trainers Presentation on all of the topics above

DAY 3

  • Review of Day 2
  • Bleeding and Shock
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Control of Bleeding/Managing Shock
  • Choking
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction
  • Continuous Patient Care
  • Ongoing Assessment
  • Caring for Illness
  • Warning Signs of Serious Illness
  • Altered Level of Responsiveness
  • Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest
  • Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath
  • Severe Abdominal Pain
  • Rest of the day: Trainers Presentation on all of the topics above

DAY 4

  • Review of Day 3
  • Caring for Injury
  • Mechanism for Significant Injury
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Small Group Practice
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Performing a Physical Assessment
  • Obtaining a Patient History
  • Moving Patients
  • Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care
  • Specific First Aid Topics
  • Amputation
  • Bites and Stings
  • Burns
  • Exposure to Heat
  • Exposure to Cold
  • Injuries to the Chest
  • Rest of the day: Trainers Presentation on all of the topics above

DAY 5

  • Review of Day 4
  • Continuation of specific First Aid Topics
  • Injuries to the Eyes
  • Injuries to the Head
  • Injuries to Muscle and Bone
  • Injuries to Soft Tissue
  • Impaled Objects
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Asthma
  • Diabetic Emergencies
  • Heart Attack
  • Poisoning
  • Seizure
  • Stroke

Rest of the Day. Trainers will Present topics starting from Day 1 to 5 and will be evaluated