HORT324 – Managing First Aid in Emergency Situations

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Module code
HORT324
Module title
Managing First Aid in Emergency Situations
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop student’s ability to manage first aid in emergency situations.
Programmes
  • SX1701
  • SX1702
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
2
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
4
Self directed hours
16
Total learning hours
20
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Manage first aid in emergency situation
Content
- 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.