The Basic First Aid Course got recognition from the Health Ministry, Government of Nepal in September 9, 2004. Until today, more than 30,000 people have been trained in the First Aid curriculum developed by the Nepal Red Cross.
The Society has been providing a number of trainings for different organizations and has gained credibility among its recipients because it focuses on learning by doing approach with proper assessment and evaluation systems to ensure their learning. Adherence to the course standard and very professional trainer with sound and updated knowledge in the field makes NRCS FA training courses the most preferable ones in the field.
First Aid Training Courses are offered:
- One-day First Aid Orientation
- Two-day First Aid Training
- Basic First Aid Training
If you are interested in organizing a Promotional First Aid training in your organization, please contact NRCS First Aid Division, firstname.lastname@example.org or 9851166114.
First aid training is offered for all individuals, organizations, cooperate houses and business forms upon their need.
NRCS FA training holds standard parameters, few being listed as below:
Objective: To provide participants the knowledge and skills needed to render aid on site to sick or injured persons, stabilize their condition and prepare them for transport to advance medical facility.
Certification: This is a formal recognition of completion of a training program to an agreed standard with a validity period of three years. One should undergo refresher training within the validity period to update knowledge and skill for renewal.
Methodologies: Throughout the trainings, the participatory approach is applied and methodologies such as group discussion, demonstration, practical exercise, brainstorming, simulation, and interactive lecturing are practiced.
Curriculum: Nepal Red Cross Society has been following the standard first aid course curriculum approved by the Health Ministry. More time has been allotted for practical sessions than theory so that participants are able to learn and demonstrate the standard skills.
Participants: The training is open for all individuals, professionals, volunteers, and students. As much possible, a homogenous group of participants is expected in regard to the educational background and age group. The number of participants in the training should be not less than 16 and more than 24.
Venue: For smooth conduction of the training the main hall (24 x 16 feet) and three other spaces for practical stations (10 x 10 feet) is required. Generally, the organizer will manage the venue but it can be finalized by bilateral discussion.
- A pre-test is taken in the beginning to assess the level of knowledge on the subject.
- Practical exercises are included as an integral component of each session.
- During the practical sessions, the participants will be divided into four groups with one trainer in each group to guide and assess the performance of participants.
- A certificate is provided to those obtaining 55% in theory and 75% in practical examinations.