Sports First Aid

Programme Outline

The recognition, assessment and immediate on-site management of sports injuries are crucial to facilitate rehabilitation and to minimise further risk or harm.

This course is designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants and volunteers.

While participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the Civil Defence, please note that this course is NOT a nationally recognised First Aid course and simply aims to give the knowledge and confidence required when dealing with a sports injury/incident

Programme Aims

  1. To provide participants with the knowledge and practical skills to administer first aid in a sporting setting

Programme Content

  • CPR for Adults, Children and Infants
  • Safe use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Epilepsy, Diabetes, Asthma, Dehydration
  • Essential items for a Sports First Aid Kit
  • Injuries

Concussion,
Head/neck/back injuries,
Fractures,
Dislocations,
Sprains
Strains
Bleeding,
Eye injuries
Burns

Programme Criteria

Target Group
Coaches & Volunteers
Eligibility
Participants must be over 16 yrs
Course Duration
1 days (10.00am – 5.00pm)
Course Fee
€25
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Partner Support

This programme is supported by Civil Defence
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Contact Details

Contact:
Kerry Recreation and Sports Partnership
Phone:
066-7184776
E-mail:
info@kerryrecreationandsports.ie