Rescue Emergency Care 3 (REC3)

This is the approved course for ISA, RYA, BCU, MLTB and other outdoor pursuit awarding bodies.

The course is ideal for those working or playing in the outdoors. The REC3 course is designed to introduce a systematic method of first aid for managing casualties. The course is a balance of learning and practical intermixed with scenarios of real situations.

First aid training with the REC scheme is easy and fun. The course is progressive by building on each session, introducing new scenarios to test all techniques for:

Emergency: vital signs • emergency action • airway • unconscious • choking • bleeding • breathing and circulation • cpr

Environment: heat stress • cold stress • hot injuries • cold injuries

Health & Safety: recording accidents • • first aid kits

Illness: chest pain • stroke • asthma • epilepsy • diabetes • minor ailments

Injury: head • spine • chest • abdomen • pelvis • bones • soft tissue • eye

Rescue: transportation • communication

Assessment: reviews learning during course • practical assessment.

The Candidates

Will be able to take control of an incident until a nurse, doctor or ambulance arrives

Is able to cope with common occurrences – illness; injury; collapse; rescue

All candidates must feel confident and have the competence to deliver First Aid assistance in an Emergency.