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Certificate of Attendance
Sports taping and strapping & first aid
The Taping and Strapping part of the course is covered over one day providing participants with a full understanding of sports taping and strapping. They will have the ability to identify the suitability of taping for specific soft tissue injuries. They will acquire the knowledge about the different taping and strapping materials available and gain the practical ability to apply safe, effective taping and strapping to joints and muscles.
Sports First Aid takes place on the second day and covers the recognition, assessment and immediate on-site management of sports injuries are crucial to facilitate rehabilitation and to minimise further risk of harm to the athlete. The Sports First Aid course designed for coaches, instructors, teachers, supervisors, sports assistants and volunteers; teaches the medical assessment and management of a wide variety of sports injuries. Importantly, participants will also know how to recognise when professional medical referral is warranted.This course will include Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) certified Automated External Defibrillator (AED) & Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training.
Portobello Institute certificate of attendance
Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.
This is a two day workshop
The aim of the taping and strapping part of the course is to provide practical skills for applying taping and strapping support for musculoskeltal and joint support.
The aim of the sports first aid course is to equip students with the skills necessary for acute care of sports related injuries:
- Impact injuries
- Sprains & strains
The exclsuive price for the two day workshop is €250