Emergency Care

emergency-careThe Emergence Care course is a First Aid course which meets the requirements of the NSW Department of Education & Communities policy governing mandatory staff first aid qualifications and aquatic and overnight excursions.

In the Emergency care course,  participants learn how to manage emergencies and provide basic first aid for very common injuries and illnesses.

Locations:

  • Port Macquarie
  • Taree
  • Nelson Bay (Port Stephens)
  • Mid North Coast (including Forster & Kempsey)

Course accreditation:

  • Emergency Care certificate
  • The Department requires all staff to renew their qualification every three years

Cost:

Initial Certification (Full Course) – $40 per person
Recertification (Update/Refresher) – $40 per person

Full Course – Initial Certification:

  • For individuals that have never completed an Emergency Care course
  • Participants attend a 2 hours training course

Update Course – Recertification:

  • For individuals that have previously completed an Emergency Care course
  • Participants attend a 2 hours training course

Pre-requisites:

  • There is no pre-requisite for this course but it is highly recommended that anyone completing an Emergency Care course also complete a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course.

Course materials Provided:

  • Information sheets
  • Resources for practical training
  • A4 display certificate

Course Contents

  • Treatment of shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Care & treatment of epilepsy, diabetes & asthma
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning and envenomation

Assessment:

There is no formal assessment for this course.

Outcomes:

On completion of this First Aid course, participants will be awarded the Emergency Care certificate.

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