Sports First Aid



- Is your Club/Team prepared!
This course provides knowledge and skill necessary to provide first aid management to an injured or ill athlete until medical aid arrives in a sporting environment.

A statement of attainment for the following unit will be issued on successful completion of the course - SISSSPT302A Provide initial management of a sports injury. Certificate Validity three (3) years however, the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recommends the CPR competency be re-certified annually.

• DRSABCD action plan
• Legal issues, infection control
• Managing the unconscious, breathing casualty
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Defibrillation demonstration
• Roles & responsibilities of a Sports First Aider
• Assessment of sports injuries
• Strains, sprains, dislocation and fractures
• Head, neck and spinal injuries – including collars
• Chest and abdominal injuries
• Facial and eye injuries
• Sports specific injuries
• Management of medical emergencies including
  chest pain, asthma, anaphylaxis
• Shock

We can also run on-site/in-house training at your venue for groups of up to 12 per St John trainer. You simply need a room large enough to not only seat everyone but also to allow them to lie on the floor and be rolled around without bumping into furniture or each other.

Want to know more?

Book a course or find out more about course dates, times and content or order a Sports First Aid kit online or call 1300 360 455 and talk to one of our friendly customer service team.  

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