Remote Area First Aid

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Course Name
Remote Area First Aid
Course Number
561-16231V01
Qualification
Statement of Attainment

Summary

The remote first aid course is for staff working away from the office who do not have access to an onsite first aider, mobile sales staff, technicians, lines people, maintenance workers, forestry workers and other staff isolated by distance.
The course provides the knowledge and skills required to provide Emergency pre-hospital care, perform resuscitation if required, manage injury ND or illness possibly for longer periods of time and utilising the surrounding environment until medical aid arrives. The course is focused on the safety of the first aider first and extended care of an ill or injured casualty where help is likely to be delayed or inaccessible.
This course covers the following:
* Planning and preparing
* Managing the remote situation
* Prolonged care of casualties
* Infection control in remote situations
* Managing the deteriorating casualty
* Triage
* Managing injuries and illness
* Lifting and moving casualties
* Bites and stings
* Emergency communication
* Rescue preparation and evacuation

Entry Requirements

Participants must have current HLTAID003 certificate
A copy of the certificate is to be given to the trainer prior commencing the course.

Career Opportunities

You will be able to work in a first aid role in remote and/or isolated areas.

Study Options

For further information contact the Customer Service Centre on 1800 448 176 (Free Call).