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Introductory First Aid

$299.00

Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

The ability to prevent and treat illness and injury that result within the community and workplace is a valuable skill. First aid training is particularly important for those in charge of people, such as managers and supervisors.

Introductory First Aid is a short online course that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response to a casualty. This introductory first aid course applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

On completion of this course you will feel confident to respond to first aid emergencies both in the community and the workplace.

Course Structure

Unit - Provide first aid

  • Duty of care
  • Health and safety
  • Hazards
  • Assess casualty
  • First aid response
  • Assessing a baby or toddler
  • Heart attack
  • Injuries and illness
  • Head injuries
  • Emergency response services
  • First aid procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Training and current qualifications
  • First aid management
  • Stress, fear and shock
  • Obtaining consent
  • Right to refuse
  • Spine management
  • Automated external defibrillators (AED)
  • Auto-injector
  • Puffers / inhalers
  • Masks and first aid kits
  • First aid equipment
  • Airway obstruction
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Angina and heart attack
  • Crash injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Eye, head and spinal injuries
  • Fractures
  • Diabetes
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Epilepsy
  • Poisoning
  • Hyperventilation
  • Confidentiality of records
  • Disclosure
  • Incident evaluation
  • Psychological impacts
  • Debriefing after critical incidents
  • Feedback

Assessment

Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.

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Benefits

  • Become fully trained and improve your employment opportunities;
  • Recognised by employers as professional development;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • Access to high-quality courses written by industry experts;
  • Interactive simulations for many programs;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate issued for your CV (hard copy provided);
  • Tax deductible in most cases* See your tax advisor.

 

Payment Information

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$299.00