First Aid Level 1 Training is for persons required to assess the emergency situation and providing basic Life Support and basic First Aid in order to stabilise patients prior to the arrival of Emergency Services.
People that have undergone First Aid Level 1 Training will be able to: demonstrate an understanding of emergency scene management, demonstrate an understanding of elementary anatomy and physiology, assess an emergency situation, apply First Aid procedures to a life-threatening situation and treat common injuries.
Emergency Scene Management is important in identifying emergency medical situations quickly and correctly and can help you to preserve lives and prevent the patient’s condition from becoming worse.
Principles of emergency care
Emergency scene management
Artificial respiration; adult
CPR - one person; adult
Airway obstruction - conscious and unconscious adult
Fractures and splinting
Head & spinal injuries
Shock (circulatory), unconsciousness & fainting
Wounds and bleeding