Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Learning First Aid and Safety Practices for Our Homes

    • Introduction to Learning First Aid and Safety Practices for Our Homes

    • Course Information

  • 2

    Home Safety and the Need for First Aid

    • Common Causes of Injuries or Death

    • Severity of Thermal and Fire-Related Injuries

    • Most Common Accidents Around the Home for Children

    • Significance of Prevention and Learning First Aid

    • Do you know?

  • 3

    Preventive Measures From Injuries in Our Homes

    • Adapting the Home Environment for Injury Prevention

    • Injury Prevention for Adults

    • Compounding Risks for Falls and Primary Interventions

    • Modifying the Home Environment for Ageing Adults

    • Injury Prevention for Children

    • Risk-Assessment of Spaces for Children: General Principles

    • Modifying Adult Behaviours in Relation to Children’s Learning

    • Modifying Adult Behaviours: Reassessing Habits and Measures for Safety

    • Risk-Benefit Approach and Learning Through Play

    • Safer Environments Effectively Supplement an Instructional Approach on Risk

    • Objectives of First Aid: the Three P’s

    • Do you know?

  • 4

    Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Choking

    • Actions to Preserve Life: Calling DR.ABC / DR.CAB

    • DANGER: Procedures for Ensuring Safety

    • RESPONSE: Seeking Signs of Consciousness

    • AIRWAY: Head Tilt, Chin Lift Technique

    • BREATHING: Look, Listen, and Feel

    • CIRCULATION: Chest Compression First on a Suspected Cardiac Arrest

    • Performing Chest Compressions (Hands-only CPR)

    • When to Stop CPR and When to Use Rescue Breathing

    • Choking: Handling a Partial Airway Obstruction

    • Choking: Handling a Complete Airway Obstruction

    • Do you know?

  • 5

    Strokes and Seizures

    • Stroke

    • Seizures

    • Do you know?

  • 6

    Major or Minor Bleeding and Shock

    • Nosebleeds

    • Bleeding: Shock and Identifying Wound Types

    • Minor Bleeding

    • Major Bleeding from Puncture, Incision, or Laceration

    • Monitoring for Shock

    • Do you know?

  • 7

    Fall Injuries and Fractures

    • Trauma Injuries: Falls or Collisions

    • Head Injury: Life-Threatening or Life-Altering Concussion

    • First Aid for a Fractured or Dislocated Arm

    • First Aid for a Fractured or Dislocated Leg

    • What To Do If One Experiences a Fall

    • Do you know?

  • 8

    Drowning

    • How Drownings Occur

    • Rescue and Resuscitation from Drowning

    • Do you know?

  • 9

    Fire Burns

    • Identifying and Assessing the Severity of Burns

    • First Aid for Dry Burns or Scalds

    • First Aid for Chemical Burns

    • First Aid for Electrical Burns

    • Do you know?

  • 10

    Bites, Stings, and Anaphylactic Shock

    • Anaphylaxis

    • First Aid for Anaphylaxis

    • Insect Stings

    • Animal Bites: Mammals

    • Animal Bites: Snakes

    • Do you know?

  • 11

    Poisoning

    • Poisoning

    • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

    • Food Poisoning

    • Knowledge Review