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first

(Earlier), adjective aboriginal, anterior, earlier, earliest, embryonic, inaugural, incipient, introductory, primeval, primitive, prior
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first

(Superior), adjective antecedent, authentic, capital, cardinal, central, chief, crowning, dominant, highest, important, initial, leading, maiden, main, original, paramount, precessional, precursory, preferred, premier, primary, prime, primordial, principal, second to none, starting, stellar, superior, supreme, vital
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first

adverb ab initio, at first, at the outset, before, chiefly, first and foremost, firstly, formerly, from the beginning, initially, in the beginning, in the front, originally, principally
See also: ab initio, basic, cardinal, central, dominant, essential, important, initial, leading, original, paramount, precursory, preferred, previous, primary, prime, primordial, principal, prior, prototype, stellar, unprecedented
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Meanwhile, different PRC Chapters all over the country also held simultaneous activities on conducting free lecture demonstrations on first aid and BLS-CPR.
British Red Cross crisis education manager in Wales Dafydd Beech said: "It is crucial that young people continue to learn lifesaving skills at school Wpl as part of their education as that grounding in first aid can be a first step towards ensuring that, in the future, Wales can boast a nation of confident lifesavers.
If more people knew the basics of first aid and felt confident enough to perform it, lives could be saved.
Ruby's headteacher Mary Brown added: "We believe that teaching our students first aid is incredibly important.
The session's second part involved a practical demonstration of how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); emergency number dialling; and mutual first aid for suffocation, choking, and nosebleed.
Under the MOA, they agreed to maximize their services in conducting various humanitarian activities and promoting first aid programs, according to a statement.
In a crisis, it's vital that first aid is delivered with confidence - and St Andrew's First Aid provides Scotland with the highest standards in skills, services and volunteering opportunities.
The highest store brand growth rates are occurring in such segments as gauze, tape and other wound care, while faring less well in first aid kits and sticking plasters/adhesive bandages.
In March the UK Government announced that training in paediatric first aid will be a legal requirement for staff in England.
For more information about the Big First Aid Lesson, visit www.
They will also give out information on where to go for more free tips and first aid advice.
In the early 1990s, with the establishment of NZQA, first aid training was, rightly so, written into many qualifications, from plumbing apprenticeships to forestry national certificates and early childhood education teachers' degrees.