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Provide Primary Emergency Care/First Aid as an Advanced First Responder

Unit Standard Title

Provide Primary Emergency Care/First Aid as an Advanced First Responder

Unit Standard ID

376480

NQF Level

Level 3

Credits

8

Duration

3 Days

Entry Level
  • Communication at NQF Level 2.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 2.
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Purpose of Unit Standard

This unit standard is intended to enable the first responder in an emergency situation to react to health emergencies at an advanced level, until the arrival of more qualified emergency personnel.
 

Qualifying learners will be capable of:

  • Explaining the principles of advanced primary emergency care in all health emergencies.
  • Demonstrating an advanced level of preparedness to deal with potential emergencies.
  • Assessing and managing a complex emergency scene/disaster.
  • Explaining the applied anatomy and physiology of the human body systems and describing the emergency care management of disorders and diseases relating to each physical system.
  • Applying primary emergency life support for all age groups according to international and/or national protocols.
  • Explaining and managing shock.
Course Outcomes

Specific Outcomes:

  • Explain the principles of advanced primary emergency care in all health emergencies.
  • Demonstrate an advanced level of preparedness to deal with potential emergencies.
  • Access and manage a complex emergency scene/disaster.
  • Explain the applied anatomy and physiology of the human body systems and describe the emergency care management of disorders and diseases relating to each physical system.
  • Apply primary emergency life support for adults, children and infants according to current international and/or national protocols.
  • Explain and manage shock.
Assessment & Certification
  • Summative assessment and is conducted by Ikaheng
  • The certificate will be valid for 3 years
Value-Add
  • All learners will receive free latex gloves and a mouth piece
Pre-Requisites
  • Original certified ID per learner
Certification
  • A certificate of competence is issued
Costing Per Course
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