This 1-day course covers typical incidents and injuries sustained by cyclists and mountain bikers, and provides scenarios to help you manage emergencies. It is ideally suited to general riders and club members, as well as those working in ambulance and phone landline accessible environments, such as holders of Group Leader, Ride Manager, Club Ride Leader and MTB Leader.
This course follows the Explorer Medicine syllabus and exceeds the EFAW guidelines.
This is a 1-day basic course designed to give the individual a grounding in wilderness medicine.
This course exceeds the recommendations for the HSE recognised Emergency First Aid at Work.
Course Content – Subjects include:
- Course introduction & Administration
- Aims & Responsibilities of the First Responder
- Priorities of Treatment
- Primary & Secondary Assessment
- Adult Resuscitation
- Airway Obstruction
- Basic Wilderness Fractures
- Extremes of Temperature
- Scenarios (cycling based scenarios)