COURSE OUTLINE

    1. Scene assessment
    2. Safety
    3. CPR
    4. Chest pain (e.g. heart attack)
    5. Dislocations
    6. How to use an AED (automated external defibrillator)
    7. Broken bones
    8. Burns
    9. Soft tissue injury
    10. Asthma
    11. Stroke
    12. Seizures
    13. Bleeding

    First Aid in the Workplace

    • Patient Assessment
    • Respiratory Emergencies
    • Cardiac First Response (including CPR and Defibrillator)
    • Wounds and Bleeding
    • Altered Levels of Consciousness
    • Muscloskeletal Injuries
    • Scalds, chemicals and electric shock

    CPR & AED for:

    • Adult
    • Child
    • Infant
    • Acting in an Emergency
    • Recovery position
    • Control of bleeding
    • Managing shocks
    • Choking
    • Ongoing assessment
    • Warning signs at serious illness
    • Pain, severe pressure, or discomfort in chest
    • Abdominal pain
    • Significant injuries
    • Moving patients
    • Swollen, painful, deformed limb
    • Emotional impact of providing first aid care

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

First Aid and CPR can save lives in the critical time before emergency services or medical aid arrives.  The key aims of first aid are to:

  1. Preserve life;
  2. Protect the unconscious person;
  3. Prevent further injury; and
  4. Promote recovery.

The course emphasizes practical skills in a fun and interactive learning environment. On completion you will:

  1. Be able to recognize life-threatening situations.
  2. Be able to offer vital assistance before more experienced help arrives.
  3. Be ready to advance your first aid training to the next level.