HORT102 – Provide Life Support

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Module code
HORT102
Module title
Provide Life Support
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop students ability to provide basic life support.
Programmes
  • SX1701
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 1
NZQA Credits
1
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
2
Self directed hours
8
Total learning hours
10
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Provide basic life support
Content
- Dangers identified; electrocution, drowning, fire, hazardous chemicals, biological risks, presence of bodily fluids, weather, road traffic
- Collapsed person assessment; responsiveness, airway, breathing
- New Zealand Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation
- Management of collapsed person condition; airway patency, breathing support, circulation support, accessing and attaching AED
- Management of foreign body airway obstruction in adult or child or infant
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Theoretical face-to-face and online sessions including tutorials, workshops, group activities, discussion, workbooks, independent learning, and assignments.
Assessment Criteria
Assessment in this module is competency-based. In order to pass this module, students must attempt and meet all the requirements of the competency-based assessments including carrying out all tasks in a safe manner and to industry standard.