To provide an Alpine Specific Outdoor First Aid Programme that will enable participants to respond confidently to a first aid incident. The course will be catered to the students attending and will look at a wide variety of first aid situations and those specific to remote outdoor environments.
Participants on this course will have skills in:
• Providing basic life support to a patient (specifically: managing airway obstructions and respiratory and circulatory insufficiency).
• Providing first aid for patients with shock, fractures, environmental emergencies, bleeding from trauma and basic medical conditions.
• Manage patients that have minimal resources on hand.
• Understanding / responding to alpine specific first aid issues.
• Complete a comprehensive first aid that can be utilised in the workplace.
• Includes assessment and reporting of unit standards 6400, 6401 and 6402 for participants who require these units registered on their NZQA number.
• Timings: 9:00am – 4:00pm located upstairs in “the den”(usual CMC club room) at pioneer centre.
• Participants to wear comfortable clothes and bring a warm and windproof jacket and outdoor shoes along with lunch/snacks. A pen and paper may come in handy too!