Basic First Aid for Cyclists

Course Details

This basic first aid for cyclists course has been developed to give cyclist’s the confidence to manage a medical emergency whilst out on their bicycle’s.  It aims to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge by use of simple treatments that are proven to save lives.

It is ideal for cycling clubs

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify a person who is breathing or not breathing
  • Manage an unresponsive casualty
  • Provide effective Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Provide treatment for someone who is choking
  • Management of bleeding
  • Manage common Medical and Trauma conditions connected to cycling

Course Contents

  • Incident management
  • Management of an unresponsive casualty
  • Primary Survey
  • CPR
  • Choking
  • Management of bleeding
  • Management of fractures inc spinals
  • Effects of heat & cold

Who should attend?

All cyclists that have a requirement to learn First Aid for their club or who have a general interest.