Age Grade First Aid

Age Grade First Aid

2016-17: Alnwick, Northern and Novos; 2017-18: Ponteland, Morpeth and WBR;2018-19: Percy Park, Blyth and Tynedale. (Dates to be confirmed.)

A 3 hour course leading to a certificate of attendance, ratio 1:12. 

Confirmed Date for Novos - Tuesday 22nd November from 6.30pm to 9.30pm 

 

Attendees must register with Chris Davy a minimum of 7 days before the course by email stating their name and involvement in rugby e.g. WBR U16 Coach. Chris can be contacted on cdavy@hotmail.co.uk 

Each session costs £15 and payment must be received prior to registering with Chris. Payment should be made using the paypal facility (link below), or send a cheque payable to Northumberland Rugby Union to the County Office, or pay by direct bank transfer (bank account details on request from county office) stating which course is being paid for. 

http://northumberlandrugbyunion.com/nru/nru-paypal-page

 

FIRST AID - COURSE CONTENT

Candidates will learn how to deal with a range of first aid situations that occur within rugby:

  • Understand the role of the First Aider
  • Know how to assess an emergency situation and act appropriately
  • Provide first aid for an unrepsonsive casualty
  • Recognise the requirements for and administer Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation [CPR]
  • Recognise and administer first aid to a person who is choking
  • Recognise and administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
  • Recognise and administer first aid to a person who is suffering from shock
  • Know how to provide first aid for minor injuries
  • Recognise and administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from sport related concussion
  • Recognise and administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from sport related wounds and bleeding
  • Recognise and administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from bone injuries
  • Recognise and administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from sport related head and spinal injuries
  • Recognise and administer First Aid to a casualty who is suffering from a sport related soft tissue injury