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Welcome to our latest newsletter

A warm welcome to all previous and existing customers of Abacus Training who are receiving our latest newsletter, please use the links at the bottom if you wish to change your subscription to our future newsletters.

In this issue:

  • Training on Defibrillators to be included on the EFAW and FAW Syllabus
  • HSE updated stance on Blended Learning
  • First Aid Kits - tourniquets and haemostatics?
  • Blog items

Training on Defibrillators to be included on the EFAW and FAW Syllabus


You may be aware that the UK Resus Council issued updated BLS/CPR guidelines recently at the end of 2015. Emphasis was placed on sending for an AED(Automated External Defibrillator). As such the HSE will be revising the content of the EFAW and FAW course to include use of the AED.

Click here to read more
 

HSE updated stance on Blended Learning

The HSE has now approved the use of Blended Learning in workplace first aid courses. We will very soon be offering blended learning solutions to those that are interested. If this is something that you might suit you, please email us here.

Click here for the full article

First Aid Kits - tourniquets and haemostatics?

The recent European Resuscitation Council review of a number of first aid protocols suggests there is a need in certain circumstances for first aid kits to contain haemostatic dressings and tourniquets.  The view of HSE is that the inclusion of these items is based on your First Aid Needs Assessment.

To read the full article click here.

 

Blog Items


A few recent articles from our blog

Regards

Mike and Duncan
Abacus Training

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