Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

  • 2

    Module 1: First Aid - General

    • Introduction

    • Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993

    • Minimum Contents of a First Aid Box (in the case of shops and offices, the quantities stated under items 1, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 17, and 18 may be reduced by half)

    • Medico-Legal Implications

    • Medico-Legal Implications Quiz

    • Emergency Scene Management

    • Emergency scene management quiz

    • Structured series of steps survey

    • Calling the Emergency Services

    • Calling the Emergency Services Quiz

    • Calling the emergency services survey

  • 3

    Module 2: Physiology and Anatomy of the Human Body

    • Introduction

    • The Cardiovascular System

    • The Heart and Circulatory System - How They Work

    • Function of the heart quiz

    • Blood flow in the human body survey

    • The Respiratory System

    • Airway quiz

    • The Skin

    • Functions of the skin quiz

    • The Skeleton

    • Functions of the skeleton quiz

    • Classification of Patients According to Age

    • Fill in the following missing words

  • 4

    Module 3: The Primary and Secondary Survey

    • Introduction

    • Primary Survey

    • The Golden Hour

    • Secondary Survey

    • The secondary survey quiz

    • Vital Signs

    • AVPU quiz

    • The Head-to-Toe Examination

    • History Information S.A.M.P.L.E.

    • S.A.M.P.L.E. quiz

  • 5

    Module 4: Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

    • Introduction

    • Explanation

    • Steps to Follow when doing CPR

    • What can be done to ensure safety when dealing with the following hazards?

    • Artificial Respiration

    • Choking (Airway Obstructions)

    • Airway Obstructions quiz

  • 6

    Module 5: Bleeding Injuries

    • Introduction

    • Bleeding

    • Hospital pointers quiz

    • Stop the bleeding!

    • Severe Bleeding (Treatment)

    • Different Types of Bleeding

    • Different types of bleeding quiz

    • General

    • Treatments for Specific Wounds

    • Nose Bleeds

    • Eye Injuries

    • Ear Bleeds

  • 7

    Module 6: Fractures

    • Introduction

    • Treatment of Fractures

    • Signs or symptoms of fracture quiz

    • Dislocations

    • Sprains and Strains

    • Treatment for a twisted ankle quiz

  • 8

    Module 7: Burns

    • Introduction

    • Types of Burns

    • Superficial burn quiz

    • General Care for Burns

    • General care for burns survey

    • Complications of Burns

    • Treatments for Burns

    • The Rule of Nines

    • Rule of nines quiz

    • Electrical Burns

  • 9

    Module 8: Head Injuries

    • Signs and Symptoms of a Head Injury

    • Head Wounds

    • Head injury quiz

    • Treatment of Head Injuries

    • Spinal Injuries

    • Spinal injuries quiz

    • Treatment of Spinal Injuries

  • 10

    Module 9: Shock

    • Introduction

    • A.V.P.U. survey

    • Categories of Shock

    • Type of shock quiz

    • Signs & Symptoms of Shock

    • Treatment for Shock

  • 11

    Module 10: Unconsciousness

    • Fainting

    • Signs and symptoms quiz

    • Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of Severe Allergic Reactions

    • Unconsciousness quiz

    • Unconsciousness

    • Diabetes Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia

    • Types of diabetes quiz

  • 12

    Module 11: Heat Emergencies

    • Heat Cramps

    • Heat Exhaustion

    • Heatstroke

    • Heatstroke quiz

    • Seizures

    • Febrile Fits

    • Epilepsy

    • Epilepsy quiz

  • 13

    Module 12: Drowning

    • Drowning: Important Information

  • 14

    Annexures

    • First Aid Treatment Register

    • First-Aid Box & Equipment Checklist

    • Appointment First-Aider GSR3(4)

    • Disclaimer & Copyright

  • 15

    Final Feedback

    • Assess your own understanding and progress against the Unit Standard 119567

  • 16

    Practical Assessment

    • Workplace Assignment