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CPR and First Aid for Vaccinators

This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

Description

This course is a 3-hours resuscitation and first aid course that is specifically designed for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators and will cover all relevant topics and the necessary skills to manage a life-threatening emergency.

PURPOSE

The aim of this 3-hour course is to give vaccinators skills, knowledge and confidence when providing relevant first aid in emergency situations. The course emphasises practical skills in an interactive learning environment.

This course meets the NZ Resuscitation Council qualifying requirements for Basic Life Support and compiles with Appendix 4.2 of the 2021 Immunisation Handbook

RECOMMENDED FOR

This course is required for authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators who must demonstrate/validate their resuscitation certification at least biannually. It is suited for both new vaccinators and for those renewing their skills.

WHAT THIS COURSE COVERS

The course contains theory and practical scenarios covering the following topics:

  • Primary assessment
  • Adult, child & infant CPR including mouth-to-mask technique
  • Automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign body airway obstruction
  • One- and two-person bag valve mask ventilation
  • Management of Anaphylaxis

PREREQUISITES AND REQUIREMENTS

The course is only available for or authorised vaccinators and pharmacist vaccinators.

Learners will be required to be physically capable of kneeling on the floor to do CPR.

COST

The price includes a First Aid Manual book and CPR valve keyring: $145 incl. GST per person

Group booking: $950+GST for up to 10 people

If you wish for us to provide a quote please email: info@firstaidcompany.nz or call: 0800 12 13 20 and one of our specialists will be in touch.

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