Basic First Aid Course
Basic First Aid Course Overview
This certificated course is designed to motivate and train a person to be the First Aid personnel capable of providing immediate first aid assistance in any situation.
Attendees are trained to a high standard of patient care with both instructor and peer assessment throughout the 1-day course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain competency with the various First Aid techniques.
Who should attend?
Persons over the age of sixteen, wanting knowledge of First Aid.
The Unit Standards associated with this course are:
6401 Provide First Aid – Version 6, Level 2, Credits 1
6402 Provide Basic Life Support – Version 8, Level 1, Credits 1
If you would like these credits logged with NZQA, please provide your NZQA number or NSN number and your date of birth to your MediTrain Instructor.
Approaching an Accident Scene
Rescue Breathing – adult / child / infant
CPR – adult / child / infant
Choking – adult / child / infant – Conscious and Unconscious
External and Internal bleeding
Shock & Recovery Position
Burns & Scalds
Fractures & dislocations
Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains