The role of a first aider is to apply first aid to the injured to avoid serious injuries
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An emergency first aider has various roles and responsibilities. It is important first aiders take these roles and responsibilities seriously as first aid is potentially lifesaving in an emergency situation.The role of a first aider is to provide immediate, lifesaving, medical care before the arrival of further medical help. This could include performing procedures such as:Placing an unconscious casualty into the recovery positionPerforming Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)Using an automated external defibrillator (AED)Stopping bleeding using pressure and elevationKeeping a fractured limb still
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