DDRC Professional Services

Medical Emergency Response Training

The Medical Emergency Response Training (MERT) course is designed for workplace teams to deal with serious and multiple accidents, ensuring a safe working environment and appropriate medical response.

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Description

The course integrates the site’s specific equipment and supplies (eg brand of AED) into the course. and teaches how to attend and document an incident, in addition to standard CPR/First Aid training.

Core Activities

  • Response to medical emergencies and provision of life support designed for teams within the workplace
  • Prevention of deterioration and promotion of recovery of injured personnel within HSE guidelines
  • Acting in a safe and efficient manner, as an individual and as a team member
  • Plan and prepare for multiple casualty treatment and evacuation

 Core Modules

  • Bleeding (minor and severe)
  • Burns
  • Casualty movement
  • Choking (adult)
  • CPR (adult)
  • Head injuries
  • Low blood sugar
  • Poisons
  • Spinal injuries
  • Shock
  • Seizures (adult)
  • Unconscious casualty
  • Allergic reaction
  • Asthma
  • Fainting
  • Secondary survey
  • Primary survey
  • Bone, muscle and joint injuries
  • Eye injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Scene safety
  • Stroke
  • Triage
  • Team approach
  • Risk assessment
  • Chest pains (including heart attack)

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements

 An in date First Aid or MCA equivalent Certificate and a request from the company wanting the MERT training.

 Course Duration

  • 2 days, Mon - Fri, 08.30 – 17.00

 Certification

  • DDRC Certification