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Heartsaver Adult First Aid, CPR and AED Training Course

Only R 900.00 per PersonThis first aid training course is ideal for any situation, whetheryou are working in your office, on a building site, enjoying yourself on an adventurous 4 x 4 track, or just enjoying mother nature on foot. This course is also ideals for health care professionals who are not working in hospitals or in emergency services as it gives the opportunity to gain 9 Continuous Professional Development points. Skills gained from this first aid training course will enable you to save countless lives - even those of your loved ones - in any emergency. The basic first aid principles and lifesaving skills taught and practiced in this training course can be applied to any emergency situation. The basic principles of first aider safety as well as ensuring the safety of the scene around the victim are demonstrated and practiced. Lifesaving skills like cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and the management of choking are also emphasised during this first aid training course. Heartsaver Adult First Aid is one of the American Heart Association training courses, recognized internationally. It is an interactive DVD based first aid training course, allowing you to practice while watching with the assistance of a knowledgeable facilitator to guide you.

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Course Content:

This adult first aid training course allows participants plenty of opportunity to practice the skills demonstrated until they feel confident. Heartsaver First Aid is a comprehensive first aid training course that provides hands-on practice in managing medical emergencies, injuries as well as environmental emergencies. The skills of CPR, using an AED safely and management of choking is also demonstrated and practiced.

Medical emergencies covered in the training course content are the signs, symptoms and management of shock, heart attack, bad allergic reaction, fainting, problematic blood sugar levels, and seizures.

Injury emergencies include bleeding, bandaging, wounds, head & spinal injuries, broken bones & sprains as well as burns & electrocution. Hands-on practice of these skills is once again an important part of this first aid training course.

A number of environmental emergencies like snake, insect, animal and human bites are also included. The management of exposure to different types of poisons are also discussed during training.

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Course Duration:

The First Aid training course is conducted over 8 - 9 hours.

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED Course Fees include:

A Heartsaver First Aid student manual, CD, Quick Reference Guide, Two credit card-size Reminder Cards as well as a key pouch with gloves and mouth piece that will also be used during skills practice and for future emergencies. At the end of the training course a American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED course completion card valid for two years is issued. A CPD/ ECU certificate for 9 points will also be issued to persons who provide a HPCSA registration number.

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR And AED Course Participation Requirements:

  • Training course participants must be able to read, write and understand English.
  • A number of practical skill evaluations is done during the course.

More Information

This course is an American Heart Association training course, for more information please see their website www.americanheart.org or email us information@aidathand.co.za.



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