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|Purpose of the course:
The learners will be able to perform First aid level 2.
SAQA unit standard aligned:
The course is also aligned with unit standard 119567, First aid Level 1.
Unit standard 120496 Provide risk-based primary emergency care/first aid in the workplace at NQF 2 worth 5 credits.
Unit standard 9964 Apply health and safety to a work area at NQF level 2 worth 3 credits.
The skill, knowledge, and values reflected in this unit standard form part of the exit level outcomes required for the National Certificate in Environmental Practice NQF Level 2.
Basic principles of First Aid
Aims of primary emergency health care
The impact on both employees and employers
Importance of complying
First aid box management
Movement of a patient
Elementary and applied anatomy and physiology
The manner in which the systems relate and operate
Bandages and dressings
Use of dressings and bandages; Practical use of bandages
Multiple injury management; Primary assessment
Calling for assistance; Safety risk
Emergency requirements and safe scenes
Joint injuries; Available resources
Emergency services; Secondary assessment; Continual care
Primary emergency life support
Choking persons; Rescue breathing; Recovery position
Adult CPR with 1 or 2 rescuers
Child, infant CPR; Child, infant resuscitation
Wounds and bleeding
Neck and spinal injuries
Head injuries, unconsciousness, and fainting
Fractures, dislocations, and sprains
Pelvic and abdominal injury; Soft tissue injuries
Foreign objects; Hand injuries; Eye injuries
Bites and stings; Burn wounds
Environmental Illnesses and injuries
Poisoned patients; Fits (Epilepsy)
Chest pain (heart attack) and paralysis
Communicate the status of a patient
Report the incident or accident
Understanding danger, hazard, and risk
Procedure for reporting and recording illness or any emergency situation
What to do when the injury leads to a claim against a workman’s compensation.
Incident reporting and deadlines.
Valid First aid level 1
To renew your valid First Aid level 2 certificate before the expiring date
First aid level 2 is recommended for a company, institution, or business that is open to the public.
Competent certificates will be issued electronically in PDF and valid for 3 years.