First Aid Course


First Aid Course
Initial and Recurrent

IFA Training - First Aid Course


To create awareness to the importance of wellbeing while on duty, accidents prevention and first aid theoretical and practical knowledge.

By the end of this course participants must be able to know what measures should be taken in case on an accident or sudden illness, setting priorities and taking actions towards victim’s stabilization or health improvement.


Curso Inicial – 14h
Refrescamento – 7h


Flight Physiology

  • Needs of oxygen
  • Hypoxia
  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Procedures to save lives: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Shock
  • Demonstration of basic life support maneuvers and practice by participants
  • Using the first aid kit

Common medical emergencies on board

  • Diseases of the respiratory tract
  • Diseases of the cardiovascular system
  • Abdominal diseases
  • Diseases of the nervous system
  • Psychological diseases
  • Others

Trauma on board

  • Wounds
  • Bleeding
  • Amputation
    Chest injuries
  • Muscle, bone and joint damage
  • Head and neck injuries
  • Circumstantial injuries (burns, hypothermia …)


First Aid course manual