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Why Learn CPR?

2017-05-09T14:11:56+10:00 July 26th, 2016|First Aid Training|

Between 70% and 80% of people performing CPR are doing so on someone they know and love. This is because the majority of people requiring CPR are in their own homes. It may be a parent, a spouse, a child, or even a friend who needs you to perform this life saving technique. Or maybe [...]

First Aid For Hypothermia

2017-05-09T14:11:56+10:00 July 11th, 2016|First Aid Training|

With the weather the way it is at the moment, winter is more than coming... it's here. So let’s have a talk about hypothermia. Hypothermia occurs when a person’s body temperature falls below 35°C. The normal temperature for a person is roughly between 36.5°C and 37.5°C. Our body can lose heat from a variety of [...]

Provide First Aid To Treat Burns

2016-09-14T15:41:05+10:00 July 8th, 2016|First Aid Training|

With the cold weather approaching, the incidence of burns in emergency departments increases. This is due to the increase in the use of fires to heat homes and an increase in hot drinks consumed. Let's review how to provide first aid in the case of a burn: If a flame causes the burn, ensure you [...]