The students will be familiar with incident scene and patient assessments, the use of medical oxygen and associated equipment, AED and extrication devices in an emergency medical and trauma situation.
Unit Standard: 29321 L3 C14 V3
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
A current First Aid certificate with NZQA US 6400 or US 23046 that is no older than two years and three months.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment (including verbal questioning) which takes place when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The assessment will involve simulated emergency situations and will include primary and secondary surveys, patient handling and lifting techniques.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
Must be physically capable of assisting with a casualty lift.
Instructing in First Aid from mid-2006, Jon is an experienced first aid instructor. Jon’s sense of humour and on the job stories ensure engaging and relevant training whenever he delivers. Jon has extended his safety training skills over the years now also delivers our Helicopter Underwater Escape Training courses and continues to deliver training with freshness and relevance
Very worthwhile and enjoyable course.
Pleased to have had the opportunity to do this course.
Very useful course and information.