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The recognition, assessment and immediate on-site management of sports injuries are crucial to facilitate rehabilitation and to minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. The Sports First Aid course designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants and volunteers; teaches the medical assessment and management of a wide variety of sports injuries. Importantly, participants will also know how to recognise when professional medical referral is warranted.

Upon successful completion of the Sports First Aid course participants are presented with a Sports First Aid Certificate.

Qualifications Gained

  • Sports First Aid Certificate

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.

Course Structure

This is a one day workshop.

Course Content Modules

  1. Asthma
  2. Bleeding
  3. Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  4. Burns and scalds
  5. Chest pains
  6. Choking
  7. Communication & casualty care
  8. Emergencies in public
  9. Head injury
  10. Extremes of heat and cold
  11. Primary survey
  12. Resuscitation
  13. The role of the first aider
  14. Sprains and strains
  15. the unconscious casualty



Name: Sport First Aid (Pitch side) 1 Day Course

Cost: 95 Euro

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Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 18/02/18
  • Sun 10am-4.30pm
  • This is a one day workshop