First Aid Training – Level 3

 Purpose of the course:

This course will enable the learner to take leadership in emergency situations. More focus is place 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 Child birth

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

 

Assessment

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

 

Other information

  • 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 course see our combination courses for more details.

We are accredited

Department of Labour CI 549
Resuscitation Council SA

 

HW592A1000437
South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA)

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