Primary Care – CPR

Emergency First Response Primary Care (CPR) focuses participants how to respond to  life-threatening emergencies. The programme focuses on primary care through a combination of knowledge development, skill development and realistic scenario practise to make sure participants have the confidence in their ability to provide care when emergency situations arise. Primary Care (CPR) skills taught in this course:

Knowledge Development covers:

  1. Course Introduction
  2. Helping Others in Need
  3. The Emotional Aspects of Being an Emergency Responder
  4. Keeping Your Skills Refreshed
  5. Leading a Healthy Lifestyle
  6. Protecting Yourself Against Bloodborne Pathogens
  7. Recognising Life-threatening Problems
  8. Primary Care Definitions and Background Information
  9. Using the Cycle of Care and AB-CABS Memory Word During Primary Care
  10. Final Exam (administered at the end of the course)

Skill Development covers:

  1. Scene Assessment
  2. Barrier Use
  3. Primary Assessment
  4. CPR – Chest Compressions
  5. CPR – Chest Compressions Combined With Rescue Breathing
  6. Optional Skill – Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use
  7. Serious Bleeding Management
  8. Shock Management
  9. Spinal Injury Management
  10. Conscious/Unconscious Coking Adult

Scenario Practise covers:

  1. Collapsed Family Member
  2. Down in Public
  3. Recreational Accident
  4. Major Multi-Person Accident

This Scenario Practise portion can be customised to include specific and common situations encountered in your organisation.

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