Module 4 First Aid

Last updated: June 20, 2023


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    • More specifically, information regarding First Aid included in this Module is provided for general information only, and should NOT be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your doctor or as a substitute of formal first-aid training. If you wish to formally train on how to provide First Aid, please refer to the relevant authorized bodies in your country.

Learning Objectives

    • Since occupational accidents among MUCs are frequent, being able to provide basic care to yourself or someone else can prevent a situation from becoming worse.
    • In this Module we will also see what first aid means, and what are the respective principles and practices that we should be aware of.
    • We explore how to react step by step in different emergency situations.

Upon completion of this Module, you should be able to:

    • Identify basic first aid practices
    • Know the basic rules and priorities for first aid provision
    • Know what cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is
    • Be informed regarding how to act if a colleague of yours faints, bleeds, or breaks a bone