This course revolves around the basic principles of first aid in emergencies:  application of artificial respiration and treatment of shock; first aid in cases involving burns, bone injuries, poisoning, strokes, fainting and convulsion, immobilizing and transferring the victim to a place of safety, and transporting the injured to the hospital.  It includes a special instruction in swimming and forms of rescue operation, resuscitation in the recovery of submerged victims, safety measures and accident prevention.