Fiona has been a nurse for 34 years and is currently the Chief Nurse at Florence. She is a strong advocate for professional issues and fairness within the profession.
About this course
### Welcome to the Florence Academy First Aid at Work course.
Within this First Aid at Work module, you will be introduced to a wide variety of incidents that may occur in the workplace, or equally outside in the public area. As always the priority is safety to yourself, those around you and the victim.
This course will help you to respond to an emergency situation safely, but the main point is to always seek expert help as soon as possible.
The key principles for this module include:
Identify proper procedures for a variety of medical emergencies
Assist in administering first aid when a co-worker or member of the public is injured
Do no further harm to the victim and keep yourself and others safe at all times
This course does not cover **BASIC LIFE SUPPORT / CPR,** the theory surrounding BLS /CPR can be found in the Florence Academy BASIC LIFE SUPPORT module.