First Response is a basic first aid training programme co-owned jointly by Girlguiding and the Scouts and available to members of both organisations. Within the syllabus and training plan Girlguiding and the Scouts have identified what content can be delivered online (via zoom) and what is required to be demonstrated.
Module 10A covers the online learning of 1st Response and is split into three two-hour zoom sessions – 1) Life Support, 2) Major Illness, 3) Trauma and Injury. (These three can be done in any order)
Module 10B is the practical demonstration of specific parts of the Life Support section. (This can only be done when 10A is completed)
Module 10A: Session 1 – Life support. This covers:
An introduction to the theory and the practical sides of the life support topics of first aid including the following:
a) Safe Approach
b) Primary Survey and ABC assessment
c) Adult CPR
d) Child CPR
h) Recovery position
When you first join as an adult volunteer, many roles require you to undertake a minimum level of first aid training (for some as part of your Wood Badge.) Once completed, you will need to keep your first aid current, through attending training every three years.
What if I have a current First Aid certificate – do I still need to do 1st Response? Possibly not. We have provided the list of requirements of 1st Response training. If you have recently done a course which meets these requirements, (or most of them) then you simply need to offer this as evidence to your Local Training Manager (LTM) or Training Adviser. For your Local Training Manager CLICK HERE For more online information about 1st Response CLICK HERE
The syllabus has recently been adapted and now focused on conditions where prompt recognition and/or life-saving treatment is required. In addition, some conditions have been included because they occur most frequently on incident/accident reports submitted to both the Scouts and Girlguiding.
Our trainers will add some additional content not listed on the syllabus and this will be made clear to participants and will not detract from the core syllabus and training plan.
The zoom link will be emailed to you at least 24 hours before the session. Please look out for it – it may be in your spam folder!
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