MEDIC First Aid International Instructor Development Course

These training courses are specifically designed to help businesses comply with workplace first aid requirements. The instructional design of MEDIC First Aid training programs uses a video-basedinstructor-facilitated, systematic approach that helps to ensure consistent training.

Training materials include award-winning DVDs featuring realistic scenarios filmed in occupational settings to keep learners interested and training relevant. Classroom and blended learning elements, print and digital student handbooks with skill guides are designed to help transform knowledge and skill in a consistent, positive, and stable learning environment over 5 days that builds confidence and supports retention.

MEDIC First Aid programs conform to national and international standards and are based on the same scientific guidelines and treatment recommendations used by the American Heart Association (AHA), European Resuscitation Council (ERC), International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR), British Resuscitation Council (BRC) and others as well as American Red Cross (ARC) for course development. MEDIC First Aid is consistent with OSHA’s best practices for first aid training programs.

Delivered over 5 days, our First Aid, CPR and AED course is tailored to meet the needs of anyone wanting to become a first aid instructor. The course combines the practical and theoretical training with specific focus on the effective delivery of first aid training. The plus for doing training with FATSAL is that we have most extensive list of training equipment for trainees. 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • Small Group Practice
  • CPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • Small Group Practice
  • Adult Compression-Only CPR
  • Defibrillation
  • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Basic AED Operation `
  • Troubleshooting Messages
  • Other AED Considerations
  • Rest of the day: Trainers Presentation on all of the topics above


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


  • Review of Day 3
  • Caring for Injury
  • Small Group Practice
  • Mechanism for Significant Injury
  • Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb
  • Small Group Practice
  • Performing a Physical Assessment
  • Obtaining a Patient History
  • Moving Patients
  • Small Group Practice
  • 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
  • Small Group Practice
  • Rest of the day: Trainers Presentation on all of the topics above


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

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