Pakistan National Institute of First Aid

Advance First Aid with CPR and AED

This course provides participants with a higher level of first aid. Participants will learn how to use specialized first aid equipment, stabilize a casualty where medical aid has been delayed, maintain life in an unconscious casualty with the use of oxygen equipment, and operate a defibrillator unit in order to maintain life in an adult casualty in cardiac arrest.

Course Duration


3 days

Course Contents


  • Conduct a primary assessment of the casualty
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED) terminology
  • Preparation of casualty and safety when using an AED
  • Use of soft bag resuscitator
  • Administration of oxygen
  • Oxygen delivery systems
  • Maintenance of oxygen and AEDs
  • Infection control
  • Basic anatomy – body and musculoskeletal systems
  • Emotionally disturbed casualties
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Clinical assessment
  • Poisoning and the workplace
  • Lifting and moving a casualty (including safe manual handling)
  • Triage
  • Bleeding (including amputations, aseptic techniques, dressing techniques)
  • Fractures (including splints)
  • Chest injuries (including blast injuries)
  • Crush injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Abdominal and pelvic injuries
  • Hot and cold injuries
  • Bites and stings
  • Eye injuries including eye irrigation
  • Medical conditions
  • Skin conditions
  • Post incident management
  • Administration of analgesic (Methoxyflurane)

Pre-requisite


Basic First Aid Course

Training Material Provided


First aid publications, bandages, plastic CPR wallet card and oxygen therapy mask.

Certificate Validity


3 years