Comprehensive Workplace First Aid
This certificated course is designed to motivate and train a person to be the First Aid person 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 course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain competency with the various First Aid techniques.
This is a 12 hour course made up of 8 hours class time with a Self-Directed Home Learning package.
Who should attend?
Persons over the age of sixteen who are to be appointed as the designated First Aid person in the Workplace and people wanting a thorough knowledge of First Aid.
The Unit Standards associated with this course are:
6400 Manage First Aid in an Emergency Situation – Version 6, Level 3, Credits 2
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.
Overview of regulations relating to accidents in the workplace
Approaching an Accident Scene
Scene Assessment & management
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
Head, neck & spinal injuries
Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains
Hyperthermia & Hypothermia