FA Emergency Aid course

FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF)

Course Overview

Minimum Age: 16 years

Course Duration: One day

Price: N/A

Leading To: ‚ÄčThe FA Level 4 Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF)

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COURSE DETAILS

The overall aim of The FA Level 2 Emergency First Aid in Football (EFAiF) is to raise the standard of first aid provision within football.

It goes beyond generic first aid and includes elements specific to football.

The course will cover:

  • The role of the First Aider in football
  • The jaw thrust as an airway opening technique for a contact sport such as football
  • The A-E approach of the injured footballer (inclusive of the unconscious footballer)
  • Emergency Action planning for football Preparation for action for sudden cardiac arrest in the young
  • Recognition, BLS with AED
  • The FA Concussion guidelines and concussion management from a first aid perspective for football
  • Dispelling the myths of first aid in football
  • The football specific first aid kit and record keeping
  • Duty of care in football
  • Medical emergencies in football
  • Focusing on those illnesses that can lead to life threatening injuries in football
  • Limb threatening injuries in football
  • Wounds and bleeding / Fracture management for football
  • Acute soft tissue injury management in football
  • Spinal injuries in football, manual in line stabilisation and assisting the ambulance crew with a log roll
  • Paediatric elements to all of the above

Course Pre-requisites

The course is applicable to coaches, team managers, parents, teachers, volunteers and carers

Outcomes

To provide a you with the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to:

  • Attend a conscious or unconscious casualty
  • Ensure that appropriate care is given until the emergency medical services arrive and take over, or until an alternate healthcare professional assumes responsibility for the casualty

Available Dates

Unfortunately there are no available dates.

FAQS

Yes – you must complete your Introduction to First Aid in Football before booking onto this course.

As part of this course you are required to take part in the CPR/emergency response role play element, however if you have any medical or physical impairments this will not prevent you from passing this course.

You can now print your certificate online via the FA website, certificates are no longer sent in the post for this course.

Get In Touch

By Phone: 01159837405
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: 
coacheducation@nottinghamshirefa.com