Advanced First-aid Training (16 hrs) expands the knowledge acquired during the basic training course (First-aid Training Course EA1). New subjects are e.g. examining and treating a trauma patient, and different tactics in a multi-patient situation. This training course mainly consists of pragmatic training. You can take this training course if you have a valid First-aid 16 hrs qualification (previously known as EA1 qualification).

Target Group

This training course is suitable for anyone who has taken First-aid Training EA1 and wishes to expand their knowledge and skills. Anyone who passes Advanced First-aid Training Course 16 hrs will receive a first-aid card which is valid for three (3) years. The period of validity of the first-aid card may be extended for three years by taking First-aid Training Course (8 hrs) before the card expires.

All our training instructors are First-aid and Health Science Trainers (ETK) or Emergency First-aid Trainers (HEK), trained and approved by the Finnish Red Cross.

Content

Emergence First-aid Revision: Emergency Call, Unconsciousness, Resuscitation, and Shock, and:

  • First-aid Tactics
  • Internal Trauma
  • Injury Mechanism
  • Examining an Injured Patient
  • Chest, Abdominal, and Pelvic Trauma
  • Spinal Trauma (fractures)
  • Head and Face Trauma
  • Observing an Injured Patient
  • First-aid Positions
  • Heat-related Illnesses
  • Hypothermia and Local Frost Injuries
  • Resuscitating a Child or a Baby
  • How to Use a Defibrillator