Surf Level 2 First Aid

This Surf Level 2 First Aid Course refreshes Level one surf skills, builds on the use of a AED/defibrillator while preforming CPR and focuses on the preparation of patients for transportation.  

SLS First Aid Level 2

Unit Standards: Candidates are assessed in accordance with NZQA Unit standards  25411 and 11473  
Prerequisites: Current SLSNZ member, 15 years of age, SLS Level 1
Duration: 1 day
Note: During this course level 1 is refreshed​

Description: This 1 day course commences with the same formative assessment as was conducted during the Level 1 course (Level 1 is refreshed). The course content covers knowledge and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and its integration into basic life support; the management of orthopaedic trauma/medical emergencies including the immobilisation of major fractures and spinal management, and the preparation of a patient in for transportation to hospital. The course will also cover patient monitoring practices in relation to the SLS environment.

Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
 Demonstrate the use of the AED in combination with Basic Life Support
 Recognise when an AED is required;
 Basics of ventricular fibrillation and defibrillation
 The importance of early defibrillation in case of cardiac arrest
 What makes a victim suitable/unsuitable for defibrillation
 Maintenance requirements of AEDs
 Operate the AED efficiently and safely

Oxygen:
 Cylinder ID
 Safety
 Attaching the regulator/cracking cylinder
 Delivery devices and flow rates
 Indications for oxygen therapy
 Suction

Patient monitoring (including but not limited to):
 Heart rate
 Breathing rate
 Temperature
 Blood pressure

Packaging patients for transport:
 C-spine immobilisation
 Become familiar with correct transport methods through the participation of skill stations centred around the expectations of the primary resource and user’s manual recommendations, as well as current pre-hospital emergency care practices

Scenarios:
 Correctly perform, as a lone rescuer, the assessment of an unconscious, non-breathing victim who has no signs of life.
 Execute different scenarios without failure (shockable, non-shockable)
 Demonstrate clinical techniques or methodologies that have proven to be most effective at delivering a desired outcome and are actively promoted across the pre-hospital emergency care sector
 Demonstrate the ability to include prevention of threat from environmental hazards; and injury from the use of incorrect techniques.

Definitions:
Current pre-hospital emergency care practices:
For the purposes of this standard, these refer to clinical techniques or methodologies that have proven to be most effective at delivering a desired outcome and are actively promoted across the pre-hospital emergency care sector.
Extrication devices:
May include but are not limited to: long spine board, short spine board, basket stretchers, scoop stretchers, traction and splint devices. These devices are used to safety move patients from difficult locations. The device used will vary according to the situation and injury, and availability of equipment.
Risk to patient safety:
Includes deterioration in medical condition, further injury, the detaching or loosening of safety devices.
Rescuer safety:
Includes prevention of threat from environmental hazards; and injury from the use of incorrect techniques.
 

"Engaging entertaining and so very knowledgeable. The mixture of videos, PowerPoint and scenarios, as a point of review, were great"

Please contact us if you would like to make a booking at
www.first-training.co.nz/contact or call us on 0800-1st Aid

 

Key Course Content

  • Review of Basic Life support
  • CPR
  • Use of AED 
  • Use of Oxygen
  • Patient Monitoring 
  • Packaging patients for transport 
  • Scenarios 

 

 

 

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“Hi there just wanted to say the course was great. I attended with my son and worried he would find it boring but Adam kept us all interested. Lots of breaks doing hands on exercises meant the day passed quickly. Well done first training, keep up the good work.”
- Public Course - 1 Day Workplace First Aid - Nov 2020, Auckland
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