The 3-day Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PBEC) course is the most advanced of our First Aid courses. Know what to do in an emergency situation where help is far away.
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About the course

The 3-day Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC) course is the most advanced of our first aid courses. In this course you will gain advanced first aid knowledge and learn how to use the associated emergency care equipment, such as oxygen masks, stretchers, splints and more. You will practice your CPR skills, learn about extrication techniques, provide respiratory support and airway care.

This course is intended for those working in higher risk industries, such as surf life saving, rescue, coasguard, LandSar and many more.  

Pre-requisite for this course is a current Comprehensive Workplace First Aid (Level 2) or respective refresher certificate and a completed pre-course assignment. The pre-course assignment will be emailed to you together with the confirmation upon registration for this course.

On successful completion, you will gain a certificate for two years with the following NZQA unit standards:

***Please note that the unit standards associated with this course are currently under review***

Prerequisites

Comprehensive Workplace First Aid (Level 2) or respective refresher certificate and a completed pre-course assignment

Topics Covered:

A brief overview of some of the topics covered during this 3-day hands-on, interactive course are:
  • Scene assessment
  • Primary survey
  • Secondary survey
  • Monitoring vital signs (pulse, BP, respirations)
  • Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation
  • Airway Care, incl. bag mask and suctioning
  • Levels of Consciousness – respective patient care
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Environmental – hypothermia & hyperthermia
  • Medical conditions
  • Emergency medical devices
  • Documentation & patient handover

Full Course Details

Duration:
3 days
Price:
$950.00
Certificate:
Triple One Care Certificate
Valid For:
2 Years upon completion
Unit
Standards:
NZQA Unit Standard 29321
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Refresher Course Details

Duration:
1 Day
Price:
$435.00
Certificate:
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care
Valid For:
2 years
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