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Rescue Emergency Care Level 5 - Expedition

REC Emergency Care Series


Course Summary

This course will be camping based .

Starting on the Friday evening and running till Sunday afternoon

The travel and expedition first aid course is designed to introduce a systematic way of advanced first aid for managing casualties. Topic learning and practicals intermixed with scenarios of real situations. The course includes:

  • Two days (16 hours)
  • Development of skills from Advanced level (L4)
  • In-depth review of emergency care topics
  • Advanced techniques, skills and development
  • Review of special interest topics

Expedition First Aider

  • will be able to take control of an incident and direct basic first aiders
  • is able to deal with more complex problems in remote locations

Course content

  • environment – hazards, cold, heat, chemicals, poisons, light, toxic substances
  • escort skills – vital signs, psychological trauma, monitoring, stretcher, splints, pain control
  • illness – chest pain, asthma, epilepsy, diabetes, poisons, hyperventilation, mental disorders
  • scenarios – triage, incident management, emergency plans, action cards
  • expedition – dislocations, wound management, tropical diseases, gastric illnesses, altitude sickness.

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