First aid event today on the Northern Beaches, Sydney

Simple Instruction has just posted all first aid and CPR dates that are being conducted at the Dee Why RSL on the Northern Beaches, Sydney to the @Simpleinstruction Facebook page. The events are booking out fast and are available online through the PayPal payment protal on the website Provide First Aid HLTAID003 is $125 which is the cheapest […]

Every Parent should know CPR and First Aid

A mother has revealed how the first aid classes she took helped to save her son’s life when he stopped breathing. Rachel Taylor had just called an ambulance when 10-month-old Finnley turned blue after going into septic shock. Fortunately the 30-year-old was able to keep a calm head and performed the life-saving procedure until paramedics arrived. Her action saved her […]

Provide First Aid – Top Ten Tips

First aid is the life saving, critical help given to an injured or a sick person before medical aid arrives. This timely assistance, comprising of simple medical techniques, is most critical to the victims and is, often, life saving. Any layperson can be trained to administer first aid, which can be carried out using minimal equipments. Bleeding nose A nosebleed […]

What is HLTAID004?

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Information about the course This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a […]

July Apply First Aid and Perform CPR

Simple Instruction is The Northern Beaches friendly First Aid and CPR training company. Simple Instruction is conducting Apply First Aid and Perform CPR courses being held regularly at The Brookvale Hotel / Pub. Our upcoming dates are the :  Wednesday the 06/07/2011 and Saturday 16/07/11.  The Apply First Aid (formerly Senior First Aid) is conducted from 10am to 4pm with a half hour […]

Manly Daily – Tackling Asthma. Action Plan

What a great article’Tackling Asthma’ in the Manly Daily on Tuesday the 22/02/2011 by Wendy Kay. As a school teacher and a First Aid trainer it was refreshing to see how we can manage Asthma whilst still participating in physical activity and keeping children healthy. I hear of so many parents withdrawing their children from sporting teams and carnivals to ‘protect them’ […]

Australian Resuscitation Council – new CPR changes.

The Australian Resuscitation Council has officially announced the new CPR changes. Basically the only change really is not performing the initial two rescue breaths, but commencing with compressions and the education of sending for the ambulance/community first responders and acknowledging the defibrillation is now a skill that should be taught at the first aid level. References to signs of life […]

Asthma Attacks

An Australian study into childhood asthma has sounded an alarm over city living, with even apparently safe levels of traffic pollution found to exacerbate the respiratory condition. Researchers assessed the cases of more than 600 children and adolescents who between 2002 and 2006 were rushed to West Australian hospitals suffering a serious asthma attack. Air-quality records for the period leading […]