The aim of this 4-hour non-assessed course is to refresh 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.
This course is recommended for health professionals including nurses, dental specialists, radiographers, physiotherapists, chiropractors and other non-clinical staff (previously known as CPR level 4).
WHAT THIS COURSE COVERS
The course contains theory and practical scenarios covering the following topics:
- Adult collapse
- Adult resuscitation
- Automated external defibrillator (AED)
- Foreign body airway obstruction
- Use of oxygen
- Basic airway adjuncts
- One- and two-person bag valve mask ventilation
- Management of Anaphylaxis
PREREQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS
The course is suited to those who know and understand Basic Life Support and are trained in a healthcare-related profession.
Learners will be required to be physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR.
Important note: this course does not replace the Workplace first aid compliant training nor the required biannual First aid recertification.
The price includes a First Aid Manual book and CPR valve keyring: $250 incl. GST per person
Group booking: $1200+GST for up to 10 people