The lesson plan and presentation include suggested activities and role play scenarios. By the end of the lesson, your students will:

  1. be able to recognise a minor bleed

  2. know how to treat someone who is suffering from a minor bleed

  3. understand the risks of cross-infection.

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.

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