First aid: Fractures

First aid: Fractures

It's always a good idea to be prepared for emergencies. This course covers the basic types of fractures, how to spot them, and how you can help someone who has suffered a fracture. Please note this is not a nationally accredited course and provides no formal qualifications.

Catalyst online learning portal
Updated Dec 22, 2017

This online course will provide you with the theory to apply first relating to fractures.

It includes:

  • 1 x eLearning module covering some of the key principles relating to the management of fractures
  • 1 x online quiz where you have an opportunity to apply the information presented in the eLearning module to test your knowledge.

Key topics

The topics covered in this online course include:

  • Types of fractures
  • Dislocation
  • Fractures and dislocation management
  • Sprains, strains and the RICER technique. 

Who is it for?

This course is designed for anyone who would like to learn about the correct management of fractures but doesn't need a qualification. 

How long does it take?

The course takes around 20 - 30 minutes to complete.

Will I be qualified after completing this course?

No, this is not a nationally accredited course.

If you require a first aid certificate/qualification as part of your employment, please search for the following courses in the Catalyst Education online portal via the 'Explore' tab:

  • Provide CPR (accredited)
  • Provide first aid (accredited)
  • Provide first aid in education and care (accredited).