Lesson 1 Introduction to First Aid

  • First Aid is the care offered to someone that is injured or unconscious, before medical assistance arrives to treat him/her.
  • First Aid aims to:
    • Support someone physically and psychologically
    • Treat someone to prevent his/her situation from deteriorating
    • Save a live or prevent someone from dying.

It is important to know the basics of first aid provision, in order to be able to provide help in case of an emergency.