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May 21 2021

How To Become A First Aid Instructor

What is first aid?  First aid is the initial care given to a person suffering from an injury or a disease to preserve life, preventing the condition from worsening or promoting recovery. It comprises early intervention in a life-threatening situation before professional medical assistance arrives, such as conducting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), applying plaster to wounds, […]

April 23 2021

Why Is The Knowledge Of First Aid Necessary In Workplace

Accidents can happen anywhere. So the knowledge of first aid is necessary. There are two types of accidents, major and minor, and both can happen anywhere to anyone at any time. Accidents do not give prior notification or notice before occurring. One should be prepared to face accidents. One way to prepare oneself for accidents […]

April 10 2021

What To Look For In An Emergency First Aid Refresher Course

Accidents can happen in your workplace or home when you least expect them. Things can go worse if help doesn’t arrive at the right time. In such dire situations, the knowledge of first aid can help immensely. A basic understanding of the first aid refresher course equips you with the ability to save lives as […]

April 09 2021

Tips for Spotting Misinformation Online

Spotting Misinformation Online Tips for spotting misinformation online Last Friday marked International Fact-Checking Day — falling perhaps aptly on April 2, following the onslaught of misinformation that comes with April Fools’ Day. In recognition of the day, Alexios Mantzarlis from the Google News Lab (and formerly of the International Fact-Checking Network, IFCN) offered up some handy tips […]

April 09 2021

ResQCPR System

What is the ResQCPR System? The ResQCPR System is a CPR adjunct that consists of two synergistic devices—the ResQPOD® ITD 16 (impedance threshold device) and the ResQPUMP® ACD-CPR device. Together, they increase the likelihood of survival. A major clinical study of more than 1600 patients showed a 49% increase in one-year survival from cardiac arrest. […]

April 09 2021

ResQPOD ITD

The ResQPOD® impedance threshold device (ITD) is a simple, non-invasive device that delivers intrathoracic pressure regulation (IPR) therapy during basic or advanced life support CPR to improve perfusion

February 13 2021

First Aid Training is Still Operating

West Coast First Aid Training Course has continued to provide training and re-qualification services throughout this uncertain period and we continue to do so. We have had to make some changes to the way we deliver our face-to-face first aid training to accommodate the required public health guidelines on social distancing. The changes we have […]

February 08 2021

What Is An Advanced First Aid or Advanced Resuscitation Course?

Advanced first aid is designed to train personnel on how to respond to first aid emergencies with practical training for advanced patient care using oxygen equipment and an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator). There are many first aid courses developed that meet different needs.  Providing effective, life-saving first aid interventions require skills and practical training with […]

February 08 2021

Reasons Why Emergency First Aid Refresher Course Is A Good Choice

Emergency first aid refresher course aims to update any skills related to first aid. The course is essential to enhance the individuals’ skills to handle a variety of emergencies and accidents. They provide life-saving training that is vital for any community. The course is crucial for first aid professionals to stay updated with changing techniques, […]

January 26 2021

Why do a First Aid Course(HLTAID011 Provide First Aid)?

Our human bodies are subject to occasional injuries, harm , trauma and accidents. This is why first aid is such an essential skill for life. These skills are not only valuable to you but also to those around you. Sometimes an emergency incident might require quick response and the fist aid skills you learnt in […]