Example Course

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About this course
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DPART SAR training members of NVM ERT in First Aid and casualty handling in Islamabad, Pakistan, 2007.
Required weeks 20

This is a course about first aid. First aid is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from either a minor or serious illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery. It includes initial intervention in a serious condition prior to professional medical help being available, such as performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) while waiting for an ambulance, as well as the complete treatment of minor conditions, such as applying a plaster to a cut.

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