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CPR & First Aid for Vaccinators

This course is designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators

This 3-hour resuscitation course is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all required topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

Purpose

The aim of this 3-hour course is to give vaccinators skills, knowledge and confidence when providing relevant first aid in emergencies that may occur during an immunisation event. The course emphasises practical skills in an interactive learning environment.

This course meets the qualifying requirements for Basic Life Support according to current New Zealand Resuscitation Council guidelines and compiles with Appendix 4.2 of the 2021 Immunisation Handbook

Recommended for

This course is required for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators who must demonstrate/validate their resuscitation certification at least biannually. It is suited for both new vaccinators and those renewing their skills.

What this course covers

The course contains theory and practical scenarios covering the following topics:

  • Primary assessment
  • Adult, child & infant CPR, including mouth-to-mask technique
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign body airway obstruction
  • One- and two-person bag valve mask ventilation
  • Management of Anaphylaxis (Pharmacology, IM, Autoinjector)

Prerequisites and Requirements

The course is only available for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators.

Learners must be physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR.

Cost

The price includes a First Aid Manual book: $149 incl. GST per person

Group booking: $950+GST for up to 10 people

If you wish for us to provide a quote, please email: group@firstaidcompany.nz or call: 0800 12 13 20 and one of our specialists will be in touch.

Additional resources

  • February 2023
  • Feb 21
    3 hours

    CPR and First Aid for Vaccinators

    Register1 place remaining
    3 hours, 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.
    Register1 place remaining
  • Feb 24
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.
  • June 2023
  • Jun 14
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.
  • July 2023
  • Jul 01
    3 hours, 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.
  • November 2023
  • Nov 03
    3 hours, 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

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