What is First aid?

First aid is a basic medical care given in good faith to a sick or injured person to maintain life and prevent further injury until professional medical care becomes available and takes over.

Indian Red Cross society Karnataka State Branch has been empowered by IRCS ,NHQ to provide and to train First Aid training course to the selected areas of operation MNC Companies factory students & general public since 2011.

Importance of First Aid

  • It affords people with the ability to provide help during various emergency situations.
  • First aid helps ensure that the right methods of administering medical assistances are provided.
  • Knowledge in first aid also benefits the individuals themselves.

Priorities and main objectives of First Aid

Priorities Objectives
Examination & Diagnosis Preserve life
Controlling the bleeding Prevent worsening
Treating shock Promote recovery
CPR Providing safe transportation to the sick and wounded.