Make May your First Aid Month

Two courses for the price of one

Book the Provide First Aid 1 Day (PFA) course and receive a FREE mental health course. PFA provides an excellent general grounding in first aid and will equip you with the skills to perform appropriate first aid procedures and basic life support skills.

The First Aid for Mental Health course will teach you how to identify the symptoms around mental health issues and equip you with practical skills around approaching someone who is suffering and how to help them take the first crucial steps to seeking help.

Combine your skills and be an first aid all-rounder when you complete both courses.

Who will be training you?

As the experts in the first aid field St John’s Provide First Aid – 1 Day course is taught by experts in pre-hospital care. With over 125 years’ experience delivering first aid in WA St John are the trusted experts in their field.

The course provides an excellent general grounding in first aid and will enable you to perform appropriate first aid procedures and basic life supports skills. This unit satisfies training requirements across a range of community and workplace settings.

  • 125 years’ experience delivering first aid in WA
  • 1 day course, meaning less time away from work
  • This course has been created by industry experts
  • Large focus on skills practice to improve confidence

To claim your FREE First Aid Mental Health course

Book and complete your Provide First Aid 1 day course before 30 May

An email will be sent to you on 1 June 2018 outlining how to book your FREE Mental Health course

The First Aid Mental Health course must be booked and completed before Friday, 29 June 2018


Topics covered in the course

Knowledge

  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures;
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations;
  • Considerations when providing basic emergency life support, including:
    • Airway obstruction due to body position;
    • Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR;
    • Appropriate use of an AED;
    • Chain of survival;
    • Standard precautions; and
    • How to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty.
  • Principles and procedures for first aid management for a range of scenarios; and
  • Basic anatomy and physiology.

Performance Criteria

  • Respond to an emergency situation;
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures including:
    • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor; and
    • Perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.
  • Respond to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the your workplace/community setting, including:
    • Conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty;
    • Demonstrate safe manual handling techniques;
    • Post-incident debrief and evaluation; and
    • Provide an accurate verbal or written report of the incident.
  • Communicate details of the incident; and
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance.