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The Rural and Remote First Aid Course is tailored to those living/working on the land. Covering situations that could occur on the job, this course is ideal for growers looking to gain valuable first aid skills.

The course will run over 2 days, and includes an evening session that will have a practical scenario designed for participants to locate, assess, treat and transport a patient to a lit landing area/site for hypothetical interaction with aeromedical retrieval.

Registration cost is $120 and includes both training days, plus morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea.

About the course

Topics covered will include:

  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid
  • legal, workplace and community considerations in relation to the administration of medication
  • considerations when providing CPR
  • techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants
  • signs, symptoms and management of conditions

Exclusive Content to Rural and Remote First Aid:

  • Motorcycle Helmet removal procedure and considerations
  • Remote considerations in the provision of first aid
  • Management options relating to transporting casualty, including aero-medical evacuation
  • Methods used to assist emergency services to locate incident sites
  • use of man-made and natural resources to supplement first aid equipment
  • Content of remote area first aid kits and medication boxes
Book your place
Meandarra School of Arts Hall
Thursday 11 - Friday 12 August 2022

Fantastic training, the mix of scenarios were really applicable to rural life and learning content covered a wide range on potential conditions we hopefully never have to face.