First Response (First Aid) Training

Designed to give healthcare workers the first aid skills to respond to emergencies in the community. All content, including videos, has been created alongside people we support ensuring real scenarios are covered.

The eLearning and practical sessions meet NZ Resuscitation Council guidelines and ensures employers achieve their WorkSafe obligations and meet the Ngā Paerewa Health and Disability Services Standard.

The eLearning gives a comprehensive overview of what support people need to know including:

  • Assessing the Scene of an Emergency
  • Choking
  • Contacting Emergency Services
  • Bleeding
  • Medical Conditions
  • Agonal Breathing
  • Injuries
  • Shock
  • Other Medical Events
  • Levels of Consciousness
  • Using the Stop & Watch tool
  • CPR

The 2-hour practical session teaches and assesses the following lifesaving essentials:

  • Choking
  • Loss of consciousness
  • CPR

The eLearning on its own can be useful for support staff working with people how have lower risk of accident or injury and where emergency help is easily accessed. This includes office staff based where emergency help via 111 can respond promptly.

The eLearning followed by the 2-hour practical session is designed for healthcare workers when they’re supporting people with an increased risk of accident or injury