LTFA – Let's Talk First Aid

Introduction:

The course can be delivered in 90-120 minute sessions. Examples of topics include:

Session 1 Topics

DRSABCD - Action Plan:

  • Where to start
  • When and how to call 000
  • How to manage a conscious person
  • How to manage an unconscious person
  • When and how to do Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • When and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Demonstration on a manikin for CPR & AED

Note: It is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the adult manikin on the floor.

Session 2 Topics

Basic First Aid for:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Wound care
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Concussion
  • Asthma

Session 3 Topics

Basic First Aid for:

  • Anaphylaxis (includes use of an Adrenaline auto-injector)
  • Poisons
  • Exposure to heat
  • Exposure to cold
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures

Target Audience:

Anyone who wants a basic understanding of first aid.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Participants who complete this course will receive a certificate of participation. This is not a statement of attainment, as this is not nationally recognised training.

Learning Methods:

These sessions are delivered as information workshops.
There are no formal assessments for this course.
Participants will learn using a combination of practical activities, role plays and interaction with a first aid trainer.
 

Program Benefits:

  • Basic understanding of first aid principles to respond to life-threatening emergencies

Content:

  • Basic Life Support - DRSABCD
  • CPR and AED
  • Musculoskeletal injuries: fractures and dislocations, strains and sprains
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures / convulsions
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