Pre-Hospital Emergency Care

This certified course is designed to train a person to be capable of providing advanced care in any situation.

Attendees are trained to a high standard of patient care with both instructor and peer assessments throughout the course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain the confidence and competency to use the various techniques taught throughout the course.

Pre-hospital Emergency Care New Zealand Meditrain South

Pre-Hospital Emergency Care

Attendees are trained to a high standard of patient care with both instructor and peer assessments throughout the course. More than 50% of the course is practical so that attendees gain the confidence and competency to use the various techniques taught throughout the course.

This is a very comprehensive course requiring prior study and pre-examination before attending the course to practice the scenario-based skills. Assessment is based on a combination of practical and written activities.

Prerequisite

A current First Aid Certificate is required. Please note, we will need to sight your certificate to ensure that it is current. A working knowledge of first aid is highly recommended.

Who should attend?

Persons over the age of sixteen who have a thorough working knowledge of first aid and who wish to extend these skills further. This course is especially suited to attendee whose workplace has specific dangers or is some distance from emergency services.

Topics covered

  • Basic Life Support Revision
  • Ventilation Air / AED
  • Crisis Team
  • Suction
  • Gas Cylinders
  • Respiration / Oxygen
  • Airway Adjuncts
  • Splinting
  • Spinal Trauma
  • Specific Conditions
  • All skills are scenario based and cover one-rescuer and two-rescuer situations
Note: The use of Entonox (pain relief) can be covered upon request.

NZQA Credits

Meditrain South is a registered Private Training Establishment that offers first aid courses that are recognized by Worksafe as Workplace First Aid Course and are accredited by the New Zealand Qualification Authority and the Ministry of Education.

The unit standards associated with this course are:

  • 29321 - Provide basic emergency care - (Level 3, 14 credits)
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