CPD: This Canine First Aid Course counts for 96 hours Continued Professional Development (CPD)
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AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Skills for Emergency Care for Dogs (RQF)
Practical and Theory Training
The AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Skills for Emergency Care for Dogs (RQF) is a regulated qualification aimed at learners who wish to or who are working in the canine industry such as dog groomers, hydrotherapists, dog walkers, dog wardens, pet sitters, kennel staff, animal welfare officers, dog behaviourists etc...
This qualification aims to provide learners with a theoretical and practical understanding of the main requirements for canine first aid.
Learners will gain an understanding of the essential requirements for first line response to any incidents that require immediate action.
The importance of taking an animal centred approach is introduced with the opportunity of devising strategies to assist in emergency situations.
This regulated course includes theory AND practical training with a maximum of 8 participants on the practical training days, ensuring high quality course delivery.
This is a regulated qualification recognised by OfQual within the RQF (Qualifications and Credit Framework). When achieved, you will gain 12 Credits at Level 2.
DOMESTIC CANINE FIRST AID THEORY
(4 modules studied online with full tutor support)
This module looks at what all dogs need and individual breed needs in terms of health and welfare.
We look at what is normal for dogs and what may be considered abnormal.
By carrying out a daily health check we are able to recognise any changes which will enable early detection of problems. We look at the signs of health and also ill health. The module looks at common parasites and prevention and what is considered “normal” for a dog.
This module also explores the subject of Selective Breeding - whereby certain male and female dogs are chosen by human manipulation to produce especially favourable characteristics and how this can lead to genetic disease.
This module takes a look at various cause of a disease including lifestyle, bacteria, environment, viral and prevention treatment such as vaccinations, worming and flea treatment.
Prevention and treatment is covered in respect of common illnesses such as epilepsy and common problems such as bee stings and snake bites. We also look at how a dog may express pain.
Learn how to put together a First Aid Kit designed to meet canine needs.
This module of the canine first aid course explores the common types of wounds in domestic dogs. Learn about infection control and how to stop bleeding.
The module also covers the principles of wound management, breaks and fractures and how to support them, and different types of wound dressing including bandaging.
In this canine first aid course module we consider the circulatory system in conjunction with the respiratory system and CPR.
Learn about shock and how this may be expressed in behaviour and physical signs.
The module also covers the health and safety considerations when engaging in domestic dog resuscitation.
Successful completion of the 4 Theory modules and 1 day Practical Training results in the regulated AIM Awards Level 2 Award in Skills for Emergency Care for Dogs
Course Fees include course materials, tutoring, assessments, accreditation and practical training.
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