François Chung, Ph.D.
First aid trainer

First aid trainer

Red Cross training, Belgium (2020). This 10-day training to first aid trainers covers the technical gestures and the teaching methods needed to conduct first aid training sessions for the BEPS (brevet européen de premiers secours). The trainer teaches the participants the saving gestures, who thus acquire the right reflexes that will make them an essential link in the rescue chain.

Day 1: Technical module

Main topics:

  • Positioning of the victim;
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED).

Day 2: Theoretical reinforcement

Main topics:

  • The human cell;
  • The human body;
  • Pathologies.

Day 3: Organization of trainings

Main topics:

  • Make-up;
  • Cleaning the manikin;
  • Legal framework.

Day 4: First aid reinforcement (I)

Main topics:

  • First aid material;
  • Essential rules of intervention;
  • Approaching an unconscious victim.

Day 5: First aid reinforcement (II)

Main topics:

  • Approaching a conscious victim;
  • Skin lesions;
  • Musculoskeletal injuries.

Day 6: Pedagogy

Main topics:

  • Methodology;
  • Educational goals;
  • Management of an animation.

Day 7: Specific module (I)

Main topics:

  • Electrical accident;
  • Car accident;
  • CO poisoning.

Day 8: Specific module (II)

Main topics:

  • Recovery position;
  • CPR and AED;
  • Airway obstruction.

Day 9: Specific module (III)

Main topics:

  • Wound with foreign body;
  • Head trauma;
  • Severe thermal burn.

Day 10: Specific module (IV)

Main topics:

  • Ankle sprain;
  • Hemorrhage;
  • Chest pain.


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