Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) teaches participants how to respond to life-threatening emergencies. The course focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practice to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise.
The program consists of a combination of two core components plus additional skills:
- Primary Care & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & Use of AED
- Secondary Care (Assessment First Aid)
Primary Care Core Components:
- Scene assessment, barrier use, primary assessment, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ‘CPR, Automated External Defibrillator 'AED’ use, serious bleeding management, shock management, spinal injury management, conscious and unconscious choking management and concussion. We also touch on the mechanics of injury and physiology.
Secondary Care Core Components (First Aid):
- Injury assessment, illness assessment, concussion, stroke, seizures, dislocations and fractures, bandaging and splinting, sprains and strains, burns, wound cleaning, allergic reactions (incl. anaphylaxis) practical EpiPen use, hypo and hyperglycaemia, temperature related issues (heat exhaustion, heatstroke, hypothermia) and venomous bites and stings (snake bites, insect bites, fish spines, jelly fish etc) First Aid Kit Assembly and the use of Oxygen amongst others.
Primary & Secondary Care course with AED and O2
This 8 to 9 hour course is video, book and instructor led. The course tends to be split into two 4.5 hour sessions but on request can be a full-day course.
The final assessment includes realistic scenarios involving actors and a multitude of props and the ready use of real first-aid equipment.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be issued with a credit card sized certificate recognised internationally. This certificate will be valid for 2 years.
Cancellations will be accepted up to 24 hours in advance to the start of the course. Late cancellations, 48 hours or less prior to the start of the course, will be charged. A minimum of 12 people on the course is required.