Sports First Aid Training

Meath LSP provides courses in Sports First Aid

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

Sports Injuries First Aid Course

The course  is aimed at coaches, mentors, teachers, supervisors, players, athletes and volunteers. Anyone wishing to be able to deal with minor sports injuries.

This course covers a comprehensive range of topics to prepare participants to administer First Aid care. Participants will learn practical skills so that they can deal competently with situations that may arise.

Course Content
This course has an emphasis on dealing with minor Sports Injuries.
Scene Management
Bleeding and Wounds
Treatment for Shock
Heart Conditions
Fractures
Sprains & Strains
Unconsciousness & the Recovery Position

Award
On Successful Completion Course, participants are issued with a First Aid Certificate of attendance. All instructors & examiners hold current certification from the Occupational First Aid Assessment Agent and are listed on their register maintained there on behalf of the Health and Safety Authority.

For further details on training dates please see Calendar of Courses & Events here

The next Sports Injuries First Aid Workshop is taking place in 2018: Wednesday 21st February, 6.30pm-10pm, Navan. 

If your club is interested in taking part in any other First Aid Course please contact Lynn in Meath LSP office on 046-9067337 or email mlsp@meathcoco.ie

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