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First Aid Phuket – 5 Reasons to Learn First Aid

First Aid Phuket – 5 Reasons to Learn First Aid

First Aid Phuket – 5 Reasons to Learn First Aid

All Aussie Divers Phuket diving staff are highly qualified and professional first aid instructors teaching the Emergency First Response system.The Emergency First Response Course is a stand alone First Aid Course, not just for scuba divers but all lay

The Emergency First Response Secondary Care program provides comprehensive first aid training which will prepare you for a wide range of situations and give you the confidence and knowledge of how to deal with them quickly, correctly and efficiently.
The Emergency First Response course is international CPR, AED and first aid training organizations. With more than 56,000 instructors worldwide, Emergency First Response is backed by 48 years of experience in the development and delivery of instructional courses, training materials and educational curricula. The course is widely use in a wide range of fields including general workplaces, hotels, sporting clubs including scuba diving and for the general lay rescuer whether it be at home or in public

Emergency First Response courses follow the emergency considerations and protocols as developed by the members of the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR). Members include American Heart Association (AHA), European Resuscitation Council (ERC), Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC), New Zealand Resuscitation Council (NZRC), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (HSFC), Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa (RCSA), Inter Ameri.

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5 Reasons Why Should you Learn First Aid in Phuket?

First Aid does more than help save lives

Most people think that First Aid is all about saving lives, in part this is true. However, giving appropriate first aid immediately can help to reduce a person’s recovery time. Early first aid can also make and the difference between the patient having a temporary or long-term disability. With some simple acronyms to help you recall the steps you need to take, providing first aid is made easy. First aid training will give you confidence and make you more comfortable and therefore you will be more effective and in control when someone needs your assistance.

First Aid enables you to increase patient comfort

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Not all accidents, injuries or illnesses require hospitalization, however this doesn’t mean the patient is not in pain or suffering.A child crying because of a sore knee or with a fever is in pain and is suffering. By knowing how to act – even just by employing simple techniques such as applying appropriate bandaging By doing this you will go a long way to helping their discomfort. You will also be able to offer emotional support by remaining calm which will reduce the patient’s anxiety levels.

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First aid prevents the situation from becoming worse

There are some situations where if a patient was not to receive basic first aid care straight away their situation will deteriorate. This can occur rapidly. You will learn to provide basic care you can stabilize a patient until emergency medical services arrive. You will learn how to use basic household items as tools if a first aid kit is not available meaning that you’ll be able to cope with many situations.
You’ll also be trained in how to collect information and data about what happened and the patients’ condition. This information will be passed on to the emergency services, which saves them time – you will be a valuable link in the chain of survival.

First aid creates your confidence to care

Being able to provide basic first aid knowledge means that you will be self-confident in your skills and abilities in providing first aid assistance. By taking first aid training in Phuket, it helps you to reflect on yourself and how you and others react with others you are assisting. This will boost your confidence in a wide range of non-medical day to day situations.

First Aid encourages healthy and safe living

Your own safety is priority when performing first aid so that is one of the first things you will learn. We all need to be in good health, however it important that you are in good health is you want to help others. The course will touch on the importance of healthy living and how lifestyle habits. Knowing this makes you more aware of your own health and alerts you to potential hazards within your surroundings.

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By Darren Gaspari

Proud owner and active PADI Gold Course Director of Aussie Divers Phuket, a professional and awarded PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Scuba Diving Centre. Member of the PADI Advisory Board for the eLearning modules 2019 and 2020.

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