About this module
This module is designed to give you a base-level understanding of applying of initial response first aid in situations where injuries need to be managed until further assistance arrives. You will learn all the fundamentals you need to know to deal with everyday first aid situations; choking, burns, bites and stings, sprains and strains, eye irritation, wounds and bleeding, allergic reactions, anaphylaxis, asthma and how to manage more complex first aid situations It will also explore the essential items in a first aid kit, emergency response support and legal obligations.
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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 the fundamental principles and concepts of first aid and workplace first aid
  • understand the roles, responsibilities, and legal obligations of a first aider
  • recognise the necessary skills and knowledge to assess and address safety and risk emergencies
  • identify effective procedures and necessary skills in emergency response situations.
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