Aviation First Aid Initial



A medical situation onboard on an aircraft could become critical very quickly. Our aviation medical course will give all crewmembers the training and knowledge to recognize, treat and deal with medical emergencies. The training courses meet EASA requirements for aviation first aid and meet the European Resuscitation council guidelines for CPR.

Aviation First Aid Initial

Aviation First Aid

The initial course is for cabin crew or pilots who are new to industry or whose medical training has lapsed, a medical situation onboard on an aircraft could become critical very quickly. Our aviation first aid training will give all crewmembers the training and knowledge to recognize, treat and deal with medical emergencies in the air and on the ground aswell as the actions crewmembers should take until emergency service personnel arrive.

All courses meet EASA requirements aviation first aid and meet the European Resuscitation council guidelines for CPR.

Training is delivered in-house or at client location taking into consideration the aircraft operated on, space and medical resources available to operators.

Who is the course for?

The Aviation medical refresher course is for both pilots and cabin crew, it is also ideal for corporate operators who do not carry a flight attendant.

Course Duration

4 Hours

Syllabus

  • Medical incident reviews
  • General instructions on first aid
  • Physiological effects of flying
  • Hypoxia
  • Oxygen requirements
  • Eustachian tubal function and Barotraumas

Basic First Aid Treatment

  • Gastro Intestinal disturbances
  • Hyperventilation
  • Airsickness
  • Burns
  • Wounds
  • The Unconscious passenger
  • Fractures and soft tissue Injuries
  • Treatment of skin/eye contamination by aircraft or other fluids
  • Asthma attack
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Shock
  • Diabetes
  • The Choking passenger
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke including recognition
  • Heart Attack
  • Angina
  • Childbirth
  • Practical Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Use of aircraft Equipment – Oxygen, First Aid Kit, Emergency Medical Kit etc.

Travel Health and Hygiene

  • Hygiene on Board
  • Risk of contact with infectious diseases
  • Handling of clinical waste
  • Aircraft Disinfection including latest updates
  • Handling of a death on board
  • Alertness management, physiological effects of fatigue, sleep physiology, circadian rhythms, time zone changes

 

Useful Organisations

Medaire International

Medaire

 

 

St Johns Ambulance

SJA UK


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