This course is a 3-hour 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.
This 3-hour course aims to give vaccinators skills, knowledge and confidence when providing relevant 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 and compiles with Appendix 4.2 of the 2021 Immunisation Handbook.
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 for 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
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.
The price includes a First Aid Manual book and CPR valve keyring: $149 incl. GST per person
Group booking: $950+GST for up to 10 people