First Aid Training Course

Refresher First Aid Course

The aim of the 2 day course is to refresh learners with the practical skills, knowledge and competence to provide first aid and life-saving support in an accident situation.

 

Learning Outcomes

Students must demonstrate a range of competencies in order to successfully complete the course. Upon completion of the  First Aid course the student will be able to:

 

  • Recognise and Assess the causes and effects of sudden illness and/or injury¬† and call for emergency medical services.
  • React to such pre-hospital emergencies.
  • Respond in a safe, effective, and appropriate manner to such emergencies utilising the First Aid skill set.
  • Record and Report actions and interventions taken while responding to and managing such incidents and during handover to emergency medical services.
  • Retain a professional and caring attitude in their performance as First Aiders

 

Course Content:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Incident Procedures
  • CPR/AED
  • Recovery Position
  • Common medical emergencies
  • Injury management and shock
  • Care of the unconscious patient
  • Burns and electrical injury care
  • Hypothermia and hyperthermia