120496: -First Aid Level 3 Three days / 24 Hours SD 003

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The purpose of this Course:

This course will enable the learner to take leadership in emergency situations.  More focus is placed on serious injuries and illnesses.

Target Group:

Employees of companies where there is a higher risk of serious injuries or individuals wishing to study further to qualify them as a Basic Ambulance Assistant.

Course Outline:

1. Emergency Scene Management

  • Multiple injury management (Triage)
  • Ethics related to Emergency Care

2. The Primary Survey
3. Management of shock
4. The Medical casualty

  • CPR for adult, child and infant casualties (2010 Guidelines)
  • Choking for adults
  • Unconsciousness & Fainting
  • Breathing emergencies
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Behavioural Emergencies
  • Emergency Childbirth

5. The Trauma casualty

  • Bleeding
  • Wounds
  • The management of foreign objects
  • Burn wounds
  • Soft tissue management
  • Hand injuries
  • Chest, pelvic and abdominal  injuries
  • Head, eye and ear injuries
  • Crush and explosion injuries
  • Fractures and Joint injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Rescue carries

6. Environmental casualties

  • Drowning
  • Heat and cold casualties
  • Poisoning
  • Bites & stings

7. Anatomy & physiology

  • Training: 50% theory & 50% practical
  • Evaluation: 30% theory & 70% Practical
  • Competency in CPR is compulsory

Entry Requirement:  Valid Level 2 Certificate and Grade 9 or equivalent

Language:  English or Afrikaans

Certificate:  ID Card and Certificate of Competence issued, valid for 3 years

Duration of course:

  • If you have a valid First Aid Level 2 certificate:  20 hours, excluding 2 hours evaluation (3 days)
  • If you do not have a valid First Aid Level 2 certificate you will be required to attend a First Aid Level 1, 2 & 3 courses see our combination courses for more details.
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