Sports First Aid Course

The North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to run a Sports First Aid training course. It aims to enable: The recognition, assessment, and immediate on-site management of sports injuries. Facilitate rehabilitation and minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. Acquire basic life support skills. Provide assistance to casualties until more qualified medical aid arrives.

The North Tipperary Sports Partnership is pleased to run a Sports First Aid training course. It aims to enable: The recognition, assessment, and immediate on-site management of sports injuries. Facilitate rehabilitation and minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. Acquire basic life support skills. Provide assistance to casualties until more qualified medical aid arrives.

This course is designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants, and volunteers, teaches the medical assessment and management of a wide variety of sports injuries.

Course Contents: Approach to an Accident, Cardiac First Response, Wounds and Bleeding, Fractures & Broken Bones, Spinal Injuries and Medical Emergencies.

This will be a one day training course held on: Saturday 24th November Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh 10am – 5pm.

Numbers are limited to a maximum of 12 participants and places will be allocated on a first to register basis, so early booking is advised. The cost of the course is E60 per person.

Upon successful completion of the course, participants are presented with a Sports First Aid Certificate and a Heartsaver AED card from the Irish Heart Foundation/ CFR community from PHECC, which is valid for two years.

For further information or to register please contact Elaine Cullinan or Sharon McLoughney at the North Tipperary Sports Partnership office. Tel: 067-43604. Email: info@ntsp.ie. Web: www.ntsp.ie.