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FRC Emergency First Aid 8 h

The FRC Emergency First Aid 8 h course gives you a broad range of skills and the courage to act in unexpected life-threatening situations that require emergency first aid.

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FRC Emergency First Aid 8 h

First aid skills and courage to help in an emergency

The FRC Emergency First Aid Course EA 8 h covers a variety of emergency first aid topics and inspires you to learn some of life’s most important skills through a wide range of exercises. This is a one-day emergency first aid course that will teach you, for example, resuscitation, how to use a defibrillator, bandage wounds and give first aid for various sudden illnesses.

This course also allows you to update a valid FRC First Aid Course EA 1® or FRC First Aid Course EA 2® qualification once. The updated qualification is valid for three years.

The FRC Emergency First Aid 8 h is suitable for anyone wanting to learn first aid skills that they can use at home, in their free time and leisure activities or at work. You can take part in the course without prior first aid training.

Upon completion of the first aid course, you will receive a first aid certificate from the Finnish Red Cross, which is valid for three years.

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8 x 45 min

Maximum number of participants

Classroom education 15 people, webinar training 20 people

Course formats

Classroom education, webinar, combination course

Course price

from EUR 125 + VAT 24 %

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FRC Emergency First Aid 8 h is especially suitable for you if

  • you want to learn emergency first aid and have no prior training in first aid
  • you want to learn about first aid through theory and practical exercises in a varied and flexible manner
  • you want to ensure first aid skills in a low accident risk environment, such as an office, shop, restaurant, when teleworking or in various leisure activities
  • you want to update the validity of the FRC First Aid Course EA 1® or FRC First Aid Course EA 2® for the next three years or review what you have learnt previously

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Content of FRC Emergency First Aid 8 h

  • Actions in first aid situations
  • Identification and first aid of an unconscious person
  • CPR on an adult
  • Using a defibrillator
  • First aid on a choking person
  • First aid in common sudden illnesses, for example: chest pain, low bloodsugar, stroke, seizures, severe allergic reaction
  • How to stop heavy bleeding
  • First aid on a person in circulatory distress (shock)
  • Prevention of accidents
  • First aid for typical wounds and burns
  • Health promotion
  • Mental Health first aid (MHFA)
  • Other topics according to group preferences

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