Provide Basic Emergency Care
Unit Standard: 29321 (This replaces expiring unit standards 25411, 25412, 14473)
Prerequisites: Must hold a current First Aid Certificate with Unit Standards 6402, 6401, and 6400
Duration: 3 days
Pre course learning requirements.
Prior to attending this course all attendees are required to complete the workbook which will be sent to you on enrolment and receipt of payment.
To complete this you will need to refer to the text Emergency Care for First Responders 2009. This can be purchased from New Zealand Resuscitation Council (NZRC). https://www.nzrc.org.nz/shop/
(Links does have copies that can be borrowed for a short period of time - bond applies).
Description: This unit standard may be an end in itself, or be used by those who intend to become emergency care first responders. It meets the requirements of Surf Lifesaving New Zealand Level 3.
People credited with this unit standard are able to:
Assess and manage the scene of an emergency situation; perform a primary survey to identify any life threats; perform a secondary survey; demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe patient moving and lifting techniques without injury to self, patient or others; demonstrate and apply knowledge of devices and/or techniques to manage patients in an emergency situation; monitor patients and provide information in an emergency situation; recognise signs of stress in self and apply appropriate strategies to mitigate effects; and demonstrate and apply knowledge of requirements relating to patient information and documenting events