Deliver First Aid
You will learn how to respond to drowning, poisoning, burns, bleeding, fractures, what should be in your first aid kit, and medical emergencies such as bloat. The course also covers burns, bites and stings, shock, electrocution, choking, how to administer CPR including checking a dogs pulse and breathing. We take a look at seizures, hyperthermia and hypothermia and how to restrain and bandage an injured dog and various options for carrying an injured dog. You will practice various dressings for different types of injury.
You will also learn the objectives and rules of first aid, what should be included in a first aid kit and managing risks. It also shows methods of improvising items such as muzzles, stretchers and splints and explains how to carry or restrain injured animals. First Aid is the initial steps taken following an accident, illness or injury.