IFPCP

Institute for personal close protection

First Aid Level 3


This is the most advanced first-aid qualification that can be achieved. We recommend that all supervisors working for large companies get trained in level three first aid. This will ensure a very high standard of patient care and help reduce further injuries at places of employment. 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 ( 24 Hours )

Entry Requirement:
  •   Valid Level 2 certificate
  •   Certificate is valid for three years

Course content:
  •   Principals of Emergency Care & Safety
  •   Environmental illnesses & injuries
  •   Emergency scene management
  •   Poisoning, bites & stings
  •   Artificial respiration
  •   Chest pain, diabetes, epilepsy & convulsions
  •   One & Two Rescuer C.P.R.
  •   Drowning & diving accidents
  •   Child & Infant C.P.R.
  •   Elementary & applied anatomy & physiology
  •   Choking, wounds & bleeding
  •   Rescue carries
  •   Shock, unconsciousness & fainting
  •   Emergency equipment
  •   Fractures, burns, head & spinal injuries
  •   Legal implications & Ethics related to emergency care evaluation
  •   Joint injuries (sport injuries)
  •   Chest & eye injuries
  •   Emergency Child birth
  •   Mult1ple injury management
  •   Behavioural emergencies
  •   Abdominal Pelvic injuries
  •   Special patients and oxygen therapy

Evaluation
  •   The candidate is evaluated during the duration of the course. There are written, oral   & practical  assessments.
  •   An overall average of 50% must be obtained to successfully complete the course.
  •   Compulsory competency C.P.R. is required.

 
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