The course focuses on providing essential emergency training for the average citizen and the corporate community in responding to emergencies they may face at home, work and within their communities. The course exposes risks and vulnerabilities created due to health related problems, fires, natural and manmade hazards, and provide the platform for participants to mitigate, plan and prepare and respond to any emergency they may face. The course has four key components: ECSI Basic First Aid, CPR and AED certification, Basic Disaster Preparedness and Management, Basic Fire Safety and an Introduction to Mass Casualty Management.
Topics covered are:
Component one: Emergency Care and Safety Institute First Aid, CPR and AED
About First Aid and CPR
Actions at an Emergency and Scene Safety
Finding out what is wrong
Bleeding and Wounds
Head and Spine Injuries
Abdominal and Chest injuries
Bites and Stings
Heat and Cold Emergencies
Rescuing and Moving Victims
Wrap up and Review
This program is interactive and a large portion requires physical hands on training. First Aid Manuals will be provided and a two year CPR card will be issued upon course completion.
Component two: Basic Fire Safety
Physics and Chemistry of Combustion
Classification of Fire
Fire Extinguishing methods
Different types of Fire Extinguishers
Fire Risk Management
Component three: Basic Disaster Preparedness
Identifying Risks and Hazards
Manmade and Natural Hazards
Development of Disaster/Emergency Plans
Emergency/Disaster Management framework in T&T
Component four: Basic Mass Casualty Management
Fundamentals of Mass Casualty
Issues Arising of Mass Casualty
On Scene Set up
Agent Roles at a Mass Casualty
Keston Joseph has 14 experience as an Emergency Medical Technician with the National Ambulance Service and has responded and manage all types of medical emergencies. He is also an Instructor and Auxiliary Fire Fighter with the Trinidad and Tobago Auxiliary Fire Service years with over 10 years experience and has trained members of both Emergency Services in responding to emergencies. He is also a CPR and First Aid instructor and is currently the Disaster Coordinator of the National Ambulance Service.
Keston is the holder of a BA Honors Degree in Business Administration (UHU) and an Associate Degree in Human Resource Management from as well as other Diplomas and Certifications in the Field of Emergency/Disaster Management.
Mr. Jude Bernard
Saturday & Sunday
8:00am to 4:00pm
Mr. Keston Joseph
Saturday 11th March 2017
Sunday 12th March 2017
Fees payable to CTSCBCS Registration Fees & total cost of tuition $1200 TTD, payments can be made via credit card, linx or cheque.
Exams and Assessments
Participants will undergo a multiple choice and practical assessment at the end of the First Aid, CPR and AED component of the course, and a final practical assessment at the end of the course which will be a group based assessment.
Materials and Equipment
A workbook will be provided for this course.
The First Aid and CPR certification renewal is required every two (2) years and thus participants are required to be re-certified after second years of attaining their certification.