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REFERENCES:
St John Ambulance Australia, Australian First Aid Manual
St John Ambulance Australia, Basic Life Support Publication
COURSE OUTCOME:
To assist parents; grandparents or care givers develop skills to confidently initiate first aid procedures to the sick of injured child until medical assistance is available.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Ideal for first time parents; grandparents and guardians of infants and young children.

PRE-REQUISITES:
Nil
TIMES:
Delivered over 7 hours.
VENUE:
Public Courses - Advised in your confirmation letter.
Private Courses - You will be advised by your coordinator
DRESS:
Due to the nature of practical activities skirts or dresses are not considered appropriate.
MEALS:
St John venues provide coffee and tea.
YOU SHOULD BRING:
Notebook
Pen/Pencil
A light jacket if you get cold in air conditioning.
STUDENT PACK:
Will be issued on the day and includes Emergency First Aid – A quick guide; wallet card; student handouts and promotional materials.
ASSESSMENT:

Demonstration/observation of resuscitation, bandaging, fracture immobilisation and positioning an unconscious casualty.

CPR must be effectively demonstrated on an adult and junior manikin on the floor. Infant CPR can be demonstrated on a firm surface.

Participants with literacy/numeracy difficulties or physical ailments/conditions should speak with the Trainer to discuss alternative approaches.

PLEASE NOTE: St John-NT is concerned for your safety and well being. Intending participants should be aware this course requires them to undertake strenuous physical activity to meet all assessment criteria to a satisfactory level. Those who have a pre-existing condition or otherwise sustain an injury prior to the training's commencement MUST contact St John-NT to defer their training until such time as their condition is rectified.

PRIVACY STATEMENT:
  1. You will be asked to complete a Statistics Form at the commencement of this program.
  2. The information we collect is used for statistical reporting to the Australian Government.
  3. If your course has been paid for by a third party (employer, employment agency) attendance details will be provided to them. A copy of your final credential will only be made available to that party if you have indicated this on your enrolment form.
  4. St John (NT) may also use this information to contact you at the time your qualification is about to expire to remind you of the need to arrange to have it updated.
  5. If you do not wish to be contacted when your qualification is due for renewal please indicate in the space allocated on the Statistics Form.

CLIENT SERVICE:

 

The following policies/procedures are available on request to the Training Department:

Ph: (08) 8922 6228
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  • course information, including content and vocational outcomes;
  • cancellations, transfers, administration feeds & refunds;
  • provision for language, literacy and numeracy support;
  • client support;
  • conduct - non staff;
  • flexible learning and assessment services;
  • appeals and complaints;
  • access and equity;
  • fees paid in advance.
COURSE TOPICS:
  • DRSABCD Basic Life Support Action Plan;
  • Resuscitation;
  • The Unwell Child
  • Wounds, Bleeding, Shock;
  • Burns;
  • Heat And Cold Emergencies;
  • Limb Injuries;
  • Facial Injuries;
  • Abdominal And Pelvic Injuries;
  • Poisons, Bites And Stings;
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Immunisation Information
CREDENTIAL ISSUED:

Statement of Completion

RE-VALIDATION RECOMMENDED To maintain current competence St John Ambulance (NT) strongly recommends proficiency is re-validated within 12 months from the date of issue.
CONFIRMING LEARNER
IDENTIFICATION

In order to comply with Standard 1.8 of the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) Standards for the Continuing Registration of a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), it is necessary to confirm the identification of all participants in accredited training to ensure that the person providing assessment evidence (the learner), is the person who is enrolled and is subsequently issued the Statement of Attainment/Qualification. Evidence that this process is in place must be available.

Please bring some form of photographic identification to your course.

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