The teaching resources include a lesson plan with whole class and group activities. By the end of the lesson, your students will:

  1. be able to identify ways of keeping warm

  2. know what to do while waiting for help to arrive.

Who can deliver this first aid lesson?

The lesson plans can be delivered by teachers, higher-level teaching assistants, school nurses and youth leaders who have a current first aid qualification. The first aid qualification must cover the topic you are teaching.

All the information from the resources can be found in the current edition of the First Aid Manual.

Teaching resources

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