Workplace First Aid

Overview

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 8 hour course made up of 8 hours class time.

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.

NZQA Credits

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.

Topics Include

  • Overview of regulations relating to accidents in the workplace
  • Approaching an Accident Scene
  • Scene Safety
  • Scene Assessment & management
  • Barriers
  • Primary Assessment
  • Rescue Breathing – adult / child / infant
  • CPR – adult / child / infant
  • Choking – adult / child / infant – Conscious and Unconscious
  • Basics of Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • External and Internal bleeding
  • Shock & Recovery Position
  • Heart Conditions
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Illness Assessment
  • Seizures
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Poisoning
  • Burns & Scalds
  • Fractures & dislocations
  • Soft Tissue Injuries – sprains & strains

Duration

1 Day

Cost

$ POA

First Aid Manual
First Aid Manual 2
First Aid Manual 3
First Aid Manual 6
First Aid Manual 7