• Provide First Aid

    Meets & exceeds the level required for Rescue Diver, Divemaster or Workplace first aid. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to help you provide first aid, life support, management of casualties, and incident. Until the arrival of medical or other assistance PFA course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s). The incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

    COURSE DURATION


    – 1 day face to face with First Aid Trainer.

    COURSE CONTENT


    -Chain of survival
    – Assessing the situation
    – Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
    – Providing CPR
    – Operate an AED in an Emergency
    – Shock Management
    – Airway Management Asthma, Choking, Hyperventilation
    – Severe Allergic Reaction
    – Cardiac Emergencies
    – Care of the unconscious person
    – Special techniques for children and infants
    – Seizures and Convulsions
    – Bleeding and Wound Care
    – Burns and Scalds
    – Extremes of Heat and Cold Musculoskeletal Injuries
    – Poisons and Toxic Substances
    – Bites and Stings
    – Abdominal injuries
    – Infection control

    PREREQUISITES

    -There are no prerequisites.


    REACCREDITATION

    Current industry standards state this course must be updated every 3 years with the CPR component being updated every 12 months.


    ASSESSMENT

    Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies, and a written quiz.


    OUTCOME

    On successful completion of this course, students will receive a nationally recognized Statement of Attainment.


    **Please note: It is a requirement for this course that the practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.**

    Extra Information

    follows and encompasses units of competency from: 

    Provide First Aid
    Provide CPR
    Basic Emergency Life Support

    Step 2 in the Chain of Survival

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