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Comprehensive First Aid

The most thorough Basic Life Support course in New Zealand. We go in to depth with the first aid topics which matter most when helping to keep someone alive in a first aid emergency.


Our Comprehensive First Aid course truly is the most thorough Basic Life Support course in New Zealand.    We aren't trying to turn you in to a Paramedic, but give you the tools to buy someone the time until help arrives. 

Our Comprehensive First Aid course covers all the 'usual' topics but goes deeper into bleeding management with our full Stop the Bleed© course - because we know what saves lives.

Bleeding management is often overlooked in training as something that needs to be treated by a paramedic or first responder - the reality is, if someone has a life threatening bleed, they have only minutes where action could save their life. 

Our courses are highly interactive and practical with state of the art training aids combined with engaging theoretical knowledge through videos, stories, presentations and anecdotes. 

We don't use jargon, our teaching style is simple, yet effective.  Our PracMed NZ trainers are charismatic, and highly vetted for their real-world experience and understanding of first aid. Our aim is for  that they could act in a first aid event. 



14 hours, two days. Course Objectives: Gain confidence in treating the broadest range of first aid emergencies available, Learn practical skills to treat yourself, your workmates and your family, , Be taught by Trainers who truly understand first aid.  all the topics  of a 'normal'  comprehensive course..., The full  pracmed nz  Stop the Bleed© course.  Resuscitation & Airway Management - Hazard Management Patient Positioning Patient Assessment CPR: Adult, child, infant Use of AED (defribillator) Choking: adult, child, infant General Care, First aid emergencies - Shock allergies & Poisoning Haert Attacks / Chest Pains Head injuries  Neurological conditions Fractures / Dislocations Soft tissue injuries Anaphylaxis Asthma Diabetes Burns, , Stop the bleed ©Identifying serious bleeding Exposing wounds Indirect pressure Packing Bandaging Use of tourniquets Hypothermia / Shock Multiple Casualty management


There are no pre-requisites to this course.


There are many practical components to this course.  If you have injuries or medical conditions that may affect your ability to participate, please contact us to discuss your options.

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