Sports First Aid Course in Nenagh Saturday February 22nd 2014

The North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to run a Sports First Aid training course. It aims to enable:

  • The recognition, assessment, and immediate on-site management of sports injuries.
  • Facilitate rehabilitation and minimise further risk of harm to the athlete.
  • Acquire basic life support skills.
  • Provide assistance to casualties until more qualified medical aid arrives.

This course is designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants, and volunteers, teaches the medical assessment and management of a wide variety of sports injuries.

Course Contents:  Approach to an Accident, Cardiac First Response, Wounds and Bleeding, Fractures & Broken Bones, Spinal Injuries and Medical Emergencies.

This will be a one day training course held on Saturday 22nd February 2014 @Nenagh College with the course lasting from 9am – 5pm.

Numbers are limited to a maximum of 12 participants and places will be allocated on a first to register basis, so early booking is advised. The cost of the course is €70 per person.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants are presented with a Sports First Aid Certificate and a Heartsaver AED card from the Irish Heart Foundation/ CFR community from PHECC, which is valid for two years.

For further information or to register please contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney at the North Tipperary Sports Partnership office @067-43604   or alternately email: info@ntsp.ieFurther information can be found at www.ntsp.ie.

 

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