My Qualifications

CIMPSA

I am a qualified sports physio and qualified gym instructor. I am also a member of CIMPSA which is an association for people who work in the sports, fitness and outdoor activities sector

Other Qualifications

 

 

RFU EMERGENCY SPORT INJURY TREATMENT QUALIFICATION

This course was under the Auspices of the RFU and was recognised and certified by:
– RFU
– Rugby Football Football
– RFU Injured Players Association
– STA
– UCLAN Business Services Ltd
 
This was a 6 month course consisting of work experience which I did with Frampton Cotterell RFC. The course covered 
STA and NaRS 
– Evidence of Competence 
– STA Awarding Body Policies
– Unit 1&2 specification
– Legal Background
– First Aid (General)
– Basic Life Support
– Rugby Related Injuries
– General First Aid Topics 
– Injury Event Report Form Form 
– Personal Details & Training Record
– Useful Information

KINESIOLOGY TAPING FOR THE ATHLETE

It was a weekend course on taping techniques for various injuries. Kinesiology tape gives support, assists in recovery, pain relief and improved circulation

LEVEL 4 CUSTOMER SERVICE

A 3 day course on all aspects of customer Service. Certified by QQI Awards
As per a previous Blog

ACL INJURY PREVENTION

I went to the Sports Surgery Clinic Sports Medicine Conference in 2013 which was held at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry. The conference also covered Orthopaedics, Sports Injury, Sports Medicine and Specialist Services.

SPORTS MASSAGE

SAFEGUARDING 1 CHILD WELFARE & PROTECTION BASIC AWARENESS WORKSHOP
The course Certified by the FAI and Sport Ireland. The course also includes Garda Vetting.

 

CIVIL DEFENCE

I mentioned I was a member of the Roscommon Civil Defence and the level and quality of training are very high. All qualifications are certified by PHECC (Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council). To date my qualifications are as Follows:

Occupational First Aid

-.Cardiac First Response Level 5

– Field Search Skills
– CPR
– Manual Handling
– First Aid Responder
– Radio Communications U.H.F Net Operator
– Emergency First Response (currently study)