This course is tailored to the forestry industry, and will teach self and partner management of massive bleeds, fractures and sprains. Techniques for littering and extraction, shock management/hypotermia are covered as well as providing a basis of emergency planning for individual circumstances.
When the risk of injuries from chainsaws, wire ropes and other equipment are high, you and your team need to know how to manage massive bleeds - every second counts, and having the skills and tools to act can be the difference between life and death.
As with all PracMed NZ courses, they are designed to be hands-on and engaging, with plenty of practical drills using state of the art trauma training aids to give the most realistic training on the market.
All students are given brand new (in packet) gauze and bandages, because we know from experience that having every single step mapped out and practiced is the best way to learn - its surprising how hard it is to open packets under duress.
Our Trainers have extensive experience with the challenges of working remotely and have proven application in real first aid emergencies. This, along with their ability to relate to the students, makes for a fun, engaging and empowering day where you and your team will gain confidence to act in a first aid emergency.
There are no NZQA accredited unit standards for 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.
There are no refunds to courses; please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions.
There are no prerequisites for this course, however, a basic knowledge of first aid will be helpful.
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