HORT324 – Managing First Aid in Emergency Situations

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Module code
Module title
Managing First Aid in Emergency Situations
The aim of this module is to develop student’s ability to manage first aid in emergency situations.
  • SX1701
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Manage first aid in emergency situation
- Assess major injuries, medical conditions and emergency situation
- Acceptable First Aid Practices
- Manage injury and/or condition; fracture with complications, burns (thermal, chemical, electrical), major wounds, internal bleeding, head injuries, suspected spinal injuries, medical condition (severe allergic reaction, heat emergency, cold emergency)
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.