Outdoor First Aid

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage emergency care during an outdoor recreation activity until emergency services arrive.

Certification

An Outdoor First Aid certificate of will be issued on successful completion of this course.

Unit Standard: 424 L3 C5 V8

Course Content

The course focuses on:

  • Assessing and managing a patient condition for a period of time.
  • Long term management requirements for an emergency care situation.
  • Commonly associated injuries or medical problems in a outdoor environment activity.
  • Planning a pre-trip emergency plan.
  • Procedures for handling a fatality.
  • Various patient care techniques.
  • Information requirements needed for emergency services.
  • Decisions that influential an evacuation of a patient or group.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain long term management requirements for an emergency care situation in an outdoor recreation environment.
  • Assess and manage a patient’s condition long-term in an outdoor recreation environment.

Course structure

The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.

Course prerequisites

US 6401, US 6402 and US 6400 or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Assessment process

Theoretical assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required.

The assessment will involve first aid scenarios covering:

  • management of situation, site and group.
  • patient management, stabilisation and transport.
  • communicating with emergency services.
  • post incident actions.
  • justifying situation management.

Revalidation/Refresher

To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. It’s recommended every two years.

Items to bring

  • Photo ID.
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for participating in practical exercises.
  • Covered-in footwear.

Health

A basic level of fitness is required.

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Course Length

1 Day

Location

Wood Training Centre
26 Manadon St
New Plymouth

or at customer premises.

Price

$195 + GST per person

Group rates available

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