The course aims at the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and technical competences necessary to correctly manage the patient in the field of first aid intervention and develop an effective communication with the rescue service.
Alerting the emergency service:
Causes and circumstances of the accident (place, number of people involved, injured people conditions)
Communicating all these elements in a clear way to the emergency service
Recognizing a medical emergency:
Scene of the accident:
a) Collection of information;
b) Likely and evident dangers prevision;
Assessment of the injured worker’s psychophysical conditions
Vital functions (heartbeat, pressure, breathing)
State of consciousness
Hypothermia and hyperthermia;
Notions of anatomy and physiology relating to the cardiovascular and respiratory system
Self-breathing techniques for rescue team member
First aid intervention
Vital functions maintenance:
a) Positioning of the injured and airway patiency manoeuvres
b) Artificial respiration
c) External cardiac massage;
Recognition and limits of first aid intervention
a) Fainting, syncope, shock
b) Acute Pulmonary oedema;
c) Asthma attack
d) Sternum-cardiac acute pain;
e) Allergic reactions;
g) external haemorrhage and tamponade
Knowing the specific risks linked to the activity
Acquiring knowledge on traumas in work environments
Skeleton anatomy notions
Dislocations, fractures, complications
Brain and vertebral traumas.
Abdominal and thoracic traumas
Acquiring knowledge on work environments specific pathologies
Lesions caused by cold or heat.
Lesions caused by electricity.
Lesions caused by chemical agents.
Lacerated contused wounds
Acquiring practical skills necessary to first aid intervention
Techniques of communication with the emergency service
First aid techniques in case of acute cerebral syndromes
First aid techniques in case of acute respiratory failure
Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation techniques
Lifting, moving and carrying of an injured person
First aid techniques in case of accidental exposure to chemical and biological agents
APT in accordance with Ministerial Decree n. 388 July 15, 2003
To acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills to proceed to a first aid intervention and effectively communicate with the emergency service.
Doctors and specialized medical staff
Ministerial Decree n. 388 July 15, 2003 defines the course objectives and contents.