IFPCP

Institute for personal close protection

First Aid Level 2

The level two first aid course is much more comprehensive than the level 1 course. It goes into more detail, eg: Treatment of Pediatric care of patients. This is our recommended first aid course, as it equips learners with an extensive knowledge base of first aid, and will ensure a high standard of patient care. First aid is a requirement of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993 and is enforced by the Department of 
Labour. The requirement is a minimum of 2 first aiders per company /building /section/level. The minimum ratio is 1 first aider per 50 people and it is recommended that as many people as possible in the organization be trained in first aid.

Duration:

  •   3 days (20 Hours)

Entry Requirement:
  •   Valid Level 1 certificate
  •   Certificate is valid for three years

Course content:
  •   Principals of Emergency Care & Safety
  •   Multiple injury management
  •   Emergency scene management
  •   Abdominal Pelvic injuries
  •   Artificial respiration
  •   Environmental illnesses & injuries
  •   One & Two Rescuer C.P.R.
  •   Poisoning, bites & stings
  •   Child & Infant C.P.R.
  •   Chest pain, diabetes, epilepsy & convulsions
  •   Choking, wounds & bleeding
  •   Drowning & diving accidents
  •   Shock, unconsciousness & fainting
  •   Elementary & applied anatomy & physiology
  •   Fractures, burns, head & spinal injuries
  •   Rescue carries
  •   Joint injuries (sport injuries)
  •   Emergency equipment
  •   Chest & eye injuries
  •   Legal implications & Ethics related to emergency care evaluation

Evaluation:
  •   The course is to be presented on a 50% theoretical and 50% practical basis.
  •   The candidate is evaluated during the duration of the course. There are no written      examinations.
  •   Compulsory competency in C.P.R. is required.

 
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