About this module
This module focuses on the knowledge and skills to identify, assess, and provide immediate first aid for various bites and stings. From insects and spiders to snakes and marine creatures, this module covers common bites and stings and teaches essential wound care techniques and preventive measures.
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This module is created by Kognent in conjunction with industry professionals and subject matter experts to provide an optimal learning experience and effective learning outcomes.
Emergency and Critical Care Service
Emergency and Critical Care Services has teamed up with Kognent to develop first aid and medical training to help prepare your team for effective responses in crucial situations.
Learning outcomes
  • understand workplace first aid procedures
  • define the roles and responsibilities of first aiders
  • identify different types of bites and stings
  • assess the risks associated with various bites and stings, and understand the potential complications
  • know how to apply proper first aid techniques for bites and stings
  • recognise signs and symptoms of severe allergic reactions and anaphylaxis related to bites and stings
  • implement appropriate response strategies to provide immediate care and minimise complications
  • understand the importance of seeking professional medical help, knowing when to escalate the situation, and ongoing monitoring and follow-up care for bite and sting incidents.
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