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Advanced First Aid

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This course is a 4-hours advanced first aid programme that is ideal for non-clinical health professionals and will cover all relevant topics and equip them with the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

This course is a 4-hours advanced first aid programme that is ideal for non-clinical health professionals and will cover all relevant topics and equip them with the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

PURPOSE

The aim of this 4-hour course is to give learners skills, knowledge and confidence when providing advanced first aid in emergency situations. The course emphasises practical skills in an interactive learning environment.

This course meets the NZ Resuscitation Council qualifying requirements for Basic Life Support.

RECOMMENDED FOR

This course is recommended for health professionals including nurses, dental specialists, radiographers, physiotherapists, chiropractors and other non-clinical staff. 

WHAT THIS COURSE COVERS

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

  • Primary assessment
  • Adult, child & infant CPR
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign body airway obstruction
  • Use of oxygen
  • Management of shock
  • Basic airway adjuncts
  • One- and two-person bag valve mask ventilation

PREREQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS

The course is It is suited to those who know and understand Basic Life Support and trained in a healthcare-related profession.

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

COST

The price includes a First Aid Manual book and CPR valve keyring: $245 incl. GST per person

Group booking: $1200+GST for up to 10 people

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

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