First Aid Level 1 Training Course

 

This course covers all the First Aid essentials.

AUDIENCE

  • Business and industry employees or individuals who wants or need basic first aid skills with training in CPR.

COURSE CONTENT

  •  Principles of First Aid and Safety
  •  Basic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Emergency Scene Management
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Choking and Airway Obstruction
  •  Assessment of a Patient
  • Shock
  • Injury Emergencies
  • Dressing and Bandages
  • Burns
  • Head and Spinal Injuries
  • Heart Attacks
  • Strokes
  • Unconsciousness and Fainting
  • Convulsions and Epilepsy
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Cholera / TB
  • First Aid Kit & Contents (including addendum)

FEATURES

  • Basic care for injuries or sudden illnesses until advanced medical care can take over
  • Handling emergency situations; basic disease transmission precautions; recognizing and caring for bleeding, wounds, sudden illness; and immobilizing muscle, bone and joint injuries.

COURSE COMPLETION CARD / CERTIFICATE

  • Department of Labour Certificate, valid for 3 years

STUDENT MATERIAL

  • First Aid Level 1 Student Manual

DURATION

  • 2 Days

ACCREDITATION

  • Department of Labour

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT

  • None

CPD POINTS

0

COST

  • R950.00
First Aid Level 2 Training Course

 

Who should attend a First Aid Training Course:
All designated to be first aiders.

Duration: 27 Hours

Objective:
To provide practical skills and theoretical knowledge in all aspects of Emergency First Aid and CPR.

First Aid Level 2 Training Course Content:
• A revision of Level 1 principles and procedures
• Elementary and applied anatomy and physiology
• CPR (Adults / Children / Infants)
• Advanced wound care including abdominal injuries
• Treatment of fractures including pelvic injuries
• Head and spinal injuries
• Chest injuries
• Joint injuries and rescue carries
• Multiple casualty management
• Environmental injuries
• Poisoning / bites and stings
• Medical conditions including convulsions

Entry requirements:
Valid Level 1 certificate

Cost:
R1100.00 pp

 

First Aid Level 3 Training Course

 

 

Duration: 27 Hours

Objective:
To provide practical skills and theoretical knowledge in all aspects of Emergency First Aid and CPR.

First Aid Level 3 Training Course Content:
• A revision of First Aid Level 1 & 2 principles and procedures
• CPR (Adults / Children / Infants)
• Advanced wound care
• Specific fractures
• Transportation of injured casualties
• Multiple casualty management
• Emergency childbirth
• Behavioral emergencies
• Water accidents
• 10.Anatomy and physiology
• 11.Ethics related to emergency care

Entry requirements:
Valid Level 2 certificate

Cost:
R1200.00 pp

Duration for First Aid Level 3 is 5 Days.

Request quote for more information

 

 

Family and Friends CPR Course

 

This course provides basic skills for CPR and choking for adults, children and infants and how to activate the emergency services(EMS).

Requirements:
The Family and Friends CPR Course is developed for all people who want to ensure their loved ones are safe. The course is a simple 4 hour course and is ideal for laypersons with no prior medical knowledge who want to learn lifesaving
Be ready when your loved ones need you most.

Duration
± 4 Hours (Excluding tea breaks)
Course contents:
Adult Hands-Only CPR, Adult AED use, Child CPR, Infant CPR.
Adult, child and infant relief of choking. Applies AHA’s research-proven practice while-watching technique, which improves learning and retention
Classroom format works well for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback while learning skills

Test
No official written or skills tests

Certificate:
This course does not provide a certificate or course completion card however; students receive a tear-out participation card in their student manual.

Cost:
R450-00

A 40-page Family and Friends CPR Booklet is provided to each participant for review before, during and after the Course.Two Reminder Cards are included with the booklet. These cards display the simple steps for adult, child and infant CPR, and provides information for recognising heart attacks and strokes.

We can also present the course at your premises at no extra cost if it is within a 50 km radius from Klerksdorp and you have at least 8 candidates. R4/km traveling cost and accomodation is payable if we need to travel further than 50 kms..
For any further enquiries and bookings please feel free to contact us or register on-line.

 

CPR for Professionals

CPR for Professionlas is a locally produced course designed to teach the skills of CPR and choking for victims of all ages.

Requirements:
Healthcare providers in both hospital and out-of-hospital settings. These healthcare providers may include (but are not limited to) doctors, nurses, paramedics, medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, doctor’s assistants, registrars, interns, medical and nursing students in training, aides, medical and nursing assistants and other allied health personnel.

The course is also designed for anyone who is required to take a Healthcare Provider Course for employment. The course is accepted as a prerequisite for advanced courses in resuscitation, including Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Neonatal Life Support (ANLS), BLS and Local Instructor courses.

Duration:
± 6 Hours (Excluding tea breaks)
Course contents:
CPR and choking for victims of all ages. including ventilation with barrier devices, pocket masks, bag-valve-mask devices with supplemental oxygen, and the use of Automated External
Defibrillators.

Test:
The student will be required to pass a multiple choice test and successfully pass 2 skills tests.

Cost:
R600 pp

A 25-page CPR for Professionals student manual is provided to each participant for review before, during and after the course. For successful completion of the course, participants will be expected to demonstrate proficiency in CPR and AED use, and obtain a score of at least 84% in the final written evaluation.

CPD points:
The CPR for Professionals course is accredited for 15 CPD points.
Discovery Vitality members can also receive 2 500 Points for attending any RCSA Course. These also need to be claimed for in the normal manner.

We can also present the course at your premises at no extra cost if it is within a 50 km radius from Klerksdorp and you have at least 8 candidates. R4/km traveling cost and accomodation is payable if we need to travel further than 50 kms..
For any further enquiries and bookings please feel free to contact us or register on-line.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Provider

 

The course is aimed at the learners practicing CPR and AED skills all the time, using advanced equipment eg bag-valve-mask resuscitators.

Requirements:
Any health care provider can attend the course. Learners should receive the prescribed manual at least 1 week prior to the course in order to prepare and benefit maximal from the course.
Duration:
± 6 Hours (Excluding tea breaks)
Course contents:
CPR on Adults, children and babies
Choking in adults, children and babies
Skills practicing, using an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

Test:
There is an official exam and testing of CPR skills and using an AED at the end of the course.
Certificate:
On successful completion, each candidate receives a certificate which is valid for 2 years which is internationally recognised.
Cost:
R950 pp
Mailing of manuals R100 OR collect from us in Buffelsdoorn Street, Klerksdorp.
CPD points:
15 CPD (CEU) points for BLS.
We can also present the course at your premises at no extra cost if it is within a 50 km radius from Klerksdorp and you have at least 8 candidates. R4/km traveling cost and accomodation is payable if we need to travel further than 50 kms..
For any further enquiries and bookings please feel free to contact us or register on-line.

 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

 

 

The course is aimed at the learners practicing life-saving skills all the time, using basic and advanced equipment.

Requirements:
Registered doctors, nursing staff and advanced and intermediate life support paramedics, as well as final year students in these fields can attend the course. A valid AHA certificate (BLS/ACLS/PALS/) is a pre-entry requirement.

Duration:
ACLS 2 Days 8-18h00.
(BLS 6 hrs if required)

Course contents:
Basic and Advanced Airway Management
Cardiac arrest
Acute Coronary Syndromes and Stroke
Peri-arest situations eg bradycardia and tachycardia

Test:
There is an official exam at the beginning of the course.

Certificate:
On successful completion, each candidate receives a certificate which is valid for 2 years which is internationally recognised.

Cost:
R3100 pp for ACLS

R950 pp for BLS if required
Mailing of manuals R100 OR collect from us in Buffelsdoorn Street, Klerksdorp.

CPD points:
34 CPD (CEU) points for ACLS and 15 for BLS.

Learners should receive the prescribed manual at least 4 weeks prior to the course in order to prepare and benefit maximal from the course. We can also present the course at your premises at no extra cost if it is within a 50 km radius from Klerksdorp and you have at least 8 candidates. R4/km traveling cost and accomodation is payable if we need to travel further than 50 kms.

For any further enquiries and bookings please feel free to contact us or register on-line.

 

Airway Management Course

 

Airway Management is a unique program designed to give students the chance to learn, practice and demonstrate their ability in applying many airway skills used in resuscitation.
Students increase their awareness of various airway products and skills required.

Requirements
Healthcare providers whose occupation or volunteer activities require airway management skills
Professionals in the field of resuscitation and airway management

Course contents:
Suctioning
Oropharyngeal
Nasopharyngeal airway
Bag-mask devise
Cricoid pressure
Oxygen
Ventilation rates

Skills video demonstrations reinforce proper technique. Simple course flow of skills demonstration, skills practice and skills testing. The course units cover required topics and offer optional topics based on needs.Video includes computer-generated animation
Classroom format is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills

Duration:
8 hours excluding tea breaks

Certificate
A certificate of completion is provided upon successful completion of this course. This course does not offer an AHA course completion card.

Cost:
R750 PP

Airway management Student Workbook designed for use by students before, during and after the course as a resource:c36-page guide that contains colorful illustrations

We can also present the course at your premises at no extra cost if it is within a 50 km radius from Klerksdorp and you have at least 8 candidates. R4/km traveling cost and accomodation is payable if we need to travel further than 50 kms..
For any further enquiries and bookings please feel free to contact us or register on-line.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support for Experienced Providers(ACLS -EP) , Pediatric Advanced Life Support(PALS) and International Trauma Life Support(ITLS) can also be presented on request.

 

ECG and Pharmacology Course

 

The American Heart Association’s ECG & Pharmacology Course is a classroom-based, Instructor-led course designed to improve electrocardiogram (ECG) recognition skills and pharmacology knowledge for treating cardiovascular emergencies.
This is a pre-course option for ACLS students and other healthcare providers or Any medically qualified person.

Requirements:
The ECG & Pharmacology Course is for healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who require this specialized knowledge for their job.

Course contents
Applicable Anatomy and Physiology for ECG interpretation.
Basic electrophysiology
Normal ECG measurements
Basic arrhythmias
Administration of appropriate drugs within the ACLS algorithms which includes drugs, doses and routes of administration
Duration:
1 day

Certificate
Candidates will receive an American Heart Association ECG and Pharmacology Certificate that is valid for two years upon completion.

Cost:
R750 pp

ECG & Pharmacology Student Workbook designed for use by students before, during and after the course as a resource:48-page guide that contains colorful illustrations

Learners should receive the prescribed manual at least 2 weeks prior to the course in order to prepare and benefit maximal from the course. We can also present the course at your premises at no extra cost if it is within a 50 km radius from Klerksdorp and you have at least 8 candidates. R4/km traveling and accomodation cost is payable if we need to travel further than 50 kms.