First Aid – Level 2

POA

Purpose

The aim of this course is to train a person to be capable of managing an emergency situation and providing immediate first aid in order to preserve life, promote recovery and prevent the casualty’s condition from worsening.

This is a comprehensive scenario based course that is tailored to workplace situations. It is recommended that this course is conducted onsite to create contextualised first aid scenarios.

Course Objectives

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

  • Overview of HSE regulations relating to accidents in the workplace.
  • Scene assessment and management.
  • Primary assessment.
  • CPR – adult/child/infant.
  • AED use and practice.
  • Choking – adult/child/infant – conscious and unconscious.
  • Shock and the recovery position.

Pre-Requisite

Pre-requisite for 6400: 6401 –
Provide first aid

Pre-requisite for 6401: 6402 –
Provide basic life support

Trauma Topics

  • External and internal bleeding.
  • Basic wound care.
  • Burns and scalds.
  • Fractures and dislocations.
  • Head, neck & spinal injuries.
  • Soft tissue injuries – sprains and strains.
  • Thermal conditions – hypothermia & hyperthermia.

Medical Topics

  • Breathing difficulties.
  • Dealing with asthma casualties.
  • Dealing with heart attack casualties.
  • Heart conditions.
  • Neurological – stroke and seizures.
  • Allergies and anaphylactic shock.

Fill in the form below or alternatively you can free call 0508 69 78 78 or email ricky@nzsurvivor.co.nz.

For 10 or more participants, NZ Survivor will have a trainer come to your workplace.

  • if required
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Description

1 1/2 Day

Attendance Numbers:
Minimum: 10
Maximum: 15

NZQA Unit Standard

6400
Manage first aid in an
emergency situation

6401
Provide basic first aid

6402
Provide basic life support