Occupational First Aid Level 1 (OFA1)


DATE: To be announced.  Looking at early 2021

TIME:  8:30am - 4:30pm

LOCATION:  To be determined
INSTRUCTOR:  Adam Hawkins

COST:  $215.00 + GST = $225.75.  Only 8 spaces in total available each day!

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Occupational First Aid Level 1 is an 8 hour course designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the Occupational First Aid Level 1 Attendant in the industry.
Prerequisites:  To qualify for Level 1 training, a person must be at least 16 years old and have the physical ability to perform first aid skills required to complete the learning tasks.  No previous first aid training is required.  All students must bring photo id.
Each participant will:
  • identify and perform appropriate interventions for minor soft tissue injuries including the need for medical referral and be able to accurately complete the required documentation.
  • demonstrate the Priority Action Approach for conscious patients with a decreased level of consciousness.
  • identify and manage critical interventions of the airway with C-Spine control for conscious patients and patients with a decreased level of consciousness.
  • identify respiratory emergencies and manage critical interventions.  Each participant will also describe how to identify and manage asthmatic conditions and anaphylactic shock.
  • identify circulatory emergencies and manage critical interventions.
  • describe how to identify and manage stroke, diabetic conditions, seizures, and fainting.
Please note: All participants must wear a mask. Participants are also expected to remain on the premises during all break periods.  They are expected to bring a bagged lunch/snacks.  No one may visit the participants during the course (lunch dates, etc.) and participants must wash hands thoroughly with soap and water every time they enter the facility.