Summer Athletic First Aider Course - July 15 & 16 - Sign up today! ~ Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

Summer Athletic First Aider Course - July 15 & 16 - Sign up today!

The summer is here!  MATA Athletic First Aider Courses are in full swing.  If you're interested in a non-sport specific course that takes your first aid skills above and beyond in the sporting world, this is the best course for you.  Whether you're a parent or coach looking to sharpen your skills or an athlete or student wanting to help your team, the course is great knowledge for on and off the field/court.

Prerequisites:  16 years of age or older and have valid certification in CPR and First Aid

July 15 & 16th

This course is open to those individuals looking to assist with community teams providing first aid coverage.  Learn how to tape an ankle and manage football specific injuries for higher care.  You must have a valid first aid and CPR to take the course.

When:  July 15-16, 2017
Time:  9:00am-4:00pm both days
Location:  Sport for Life Centre - 145 Pacific Avenue
Cost:  $80.00 per person
   - includes instruction from Certified Athletic Therapists, course manual, in class taping   
supplies and exam


What is a Football Athletic First Aider Course?

The program has been operational since the summer of 2005 and is designed to educate individuals providing first aid to football teams.
The course is 14 hours long and provides theoretical and practical sessions on the following topics:
  • Role of the First-Aider.
  • The Health Care Team
  • Liability
  • Medical Exams
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness Training
  • Protective Equipment
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Injury Classification
  • On-Field Assessment
  • Sideline Assessment & Management
  • Return to Play
  • Life Threatening Injuries
  • Non-Life Threatening Injuries
  • Taping & Bracing  
For further details, please contact the MATA,

*Minimum 6 participants for course to be hosted

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