This first aid for sports course qualification is for the sports person, coach, spectator, or another involved adult. As well as the basic life support and topics found in most first aid courses, this qualification includes key sports-related incident management content, including sports injury assessment, cease/return to activity decision making, and safe moving.
Content can include; return to play decisions, and managing specialist sports kits such as gum shields. When to and not to use ice, and sports-specific first aid such as managing to wind, blows to testicles, dead leg, possible compartment syndrome, assisting from the pitch, and other sports-related first aid concerns.
This first aid for sports course qualification is design to provide essential life-saving skills. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assess by continual observation of candidate performance.