Advanced Emergency First Aid Responder: 5 Days - R1,955.00 ex VAT

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The Advanced Emergency First Aid Responder course provided by Absolute Health Services is designed for individuals who seek to extend their proficiency in first aid beyond intermediate levels, preparing them to tackle complex and severe first aid emergencies more effectively. The course caters for high risk workplace environments and personal scenarios or situations that may require an advanced first aid level of training.

By completing this advanced course, participants will be equipped with the highest level of first aid knowledge and skills, enabling them to provide advanced first aid care during emergency situations.

This advanced first aid training is crucial for adhering to the requirements set by the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993, which is enforced by the Department of Employment and Labour

The course focuses on comprehensive outcomes and modules as detailed below:

Course Topics: Specific Outcomes:

Knowledge Topics & Modules:

  • Principles of providing advanced risk based first aid
  • Effective applied advanced emergency first aid
  • Human anatomy and physiology for advanced emergency first aid
  • Concepts and principles of providing advanced emergency first aid 

Topic Elements include: 

  • Chain of survival and interaction with other emergency response services
  • Legal, ethical principles and PPE
  • Basic awareness of mental health, sensitivity of cultural and gender diversity
  • Record keeping, incident reporting, Hazard and risk assessment concepts
  • Anatomical positioning and directional terms
  • Primary and secondary assessment including vital signs such as pulse, breathing, level of consciousness, skin condition, pupils, blood pressure, and glucose
  • Breathing difficulties, such as addressing choking, establishing and maintaining the airway, and utilizing oxygen and bag valve mask techniques
  • Causes of unconsciousness
  • Chest injuries, including addressing sucking chest wounds and flail chest
  • Pelvic injuries, encompassing splinting an unstable pelvis
  • Burns, fractures, abdominal and bowel injuries
  • Heart attack, asthma, seizures, anaphylaxis, diabetic and stroke emergencies
  • Drowning
  • Bites and stings 
  • Poisoning 
  • Thermal

Practical Skills Activity & Module:

  • Assess a range of emergency situations and apply risk based advanced first aid techniques to assess and manage the emergencies
  • Activity elements include:
    • Emergency scene, this includes hazards, primary and secondary surveys, determining appropriate response
    • secondary assessment and treat patient as per findings, involving
    • Assessing the patient’s history, conducting a head-to-toe examination, and evaluating vital signs such as pulse, breathing, level of consciousness, skin condition, pupils, blood pressure, and glucose
    • Manage breathing difficulties, such as addressing choking, establishing and maintaining the airway, and utilizing oxygen and bag valve mask techniques
    • Recovery position
    • Traumatic injuries: Range can include: Fractures, head and spinal, chest injuries, abdominal injuries, or shock
    • Medical emergencies: Range can include: Cardiac emergency, stroke, anaphylaxis, diabetic emergency, seizure, asthma attack
    • Attending to emergency childbirth
    • Handover and compiling post incident intervention report, perform post incident scene cleanup and post exposure prophylaxis

Price:

R1,955.00 excluding VAT

Duration of the Course:

5 days of knowledge and practical based training.

Certification:

Delegates will receive a certificate within 14 days after successfully completing the course.

Venues:

Offered onsite for groups of 8 or more, or at our specialised training facilities in Johannesburg, Durban, Gqeberha and Cape Town.

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Gert Kruger
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Meggan McPhee
16:04 12 Jan 24
If you are prepared to be involved in the lessons... while still learning at the same time as making friends... this place is a great institute with a wealth of knowledge from the instructors years in the field... Thank you for always welcoming me home...
Nicole Leigh Holshausen
Nicole Leigh Holshausen
12:46 12 Jan 24
Tanja Herrmannsen was exceptional! Extremely professional, friendly, and knowledgeable.Thank you for all that you did for us, for helping us, teaching us and reaffirming our confidence.Definitely will be using Absolute Health Services again in the future.
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