[Notice] 2017-Mar-26 (Sun) 1st Eltham First aid course

1st Eltham First Aid Courses
This course meets the requirement for the FIRST AID – Venturer Award Level
CPR Refresh Course Code – HLTAID001
Full Course Code – HLTAID003 (Provide first aid)

FristAid

WHEN: Sunday March 26th 2017 from 9am
WHERE: 1st Eltham Scout Hall
CONTACT: Belinda Dowel (1st Eltham GL)
COST: $85 full. $40 CPR update
RSVP: Confirmation required ASAP
There is a pre-course book and the theory and practical assessment will occur on the day.
* First Aid Course Flyer [PDF]

Register via the online application

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[Notice] 2015-Jul-11 (Sat) 1st Eltham First aid course

1st Eltham First Aid Courses
Code HLTFA311A – apply 1st Aid previously Level 2
This course meets the requirement for the FIRST AID – Venturer Award Level

FristAid

WHEN: Saturday 11th July 2015, from 9am, Finish time around 4pm. CPR update will be from 9am-12noon
WHERE: 1st Eltham Scout Hall
CONTACT: Belinda Dowel (1st Eltham GL)
COST: $85 full. $40 CPR update
RSVP: Confirmation required ASAP
There is a pre-course book and the theory and practical assessment will occur on the day.

Comment here if you are interested in attending this course

This Week 2015-Jun-16 Calling International Rescue…

[VSA] a.) First Aid
(to be completed before bushwalking expedition)
1. Be able to explain the major principles of casualty treatment.
2. Demonstrate two of the following:
i. treatment of hypothermia and hyperthermia
ii. treatment of major bleeding
iii. C.P.R.

“Thunderbirds are go!”
A series of four mock emergency scenarios based loosely on Thunderbird plots.

We’ll even throw in some games such as “band aid relay” to keep up the fun perspective.

MEET: at the hall at 7:30pm
PICKUP: At the hall 9:30pm
Organised by: Leaders

RESOURCES:

* ARC : Basic life support [PDF]
* Ambulance Service NSW : CPR Chart [PDF]
* ACA : Emergency call service [PDF] About ‘000’ and ‘112’

First Aid Kits

FirstAidKitFirst Aid Kits, p. 117 Info Book 2015

You will often be asked to pack a “personal first aid kit” for Scouting activities, but what do you carry in such a kit? You should pack the kit to match each activity, the gear for a long bush walk (blisters?) may be quite different from that you would take SCUBA diving (reef rash?). Make sure that you know how to use the items in your kit, and that they are within their expiry dates.

FIRST AID KITS: SCOUT KIT (PERSONAL)
• One triangular bandage
• One 7.5 cm crepe bandage
• Small wound dressing (No 13)
• Four adhesive dressings (Bandaids)
• Three safety pins
• Plus any personal medications (This needs to include paracetamol and any anti-hystermines as prescribed for your own use. Ant and spiders bites prevalent.)

FIRST AID KITS: PATROL KIT
• Roll of adhesive dressing strip
• Packet of gauze squares
• Five Betadine wipes
• One wound dressing (No 14)
• One pair of shears
• Adhesive tape – 2.5 cm wide roll
• One bottle saline solution
• One set of plastic tweezers

FIRST AID KITS: GROUP KIT (SCOUT HALL)
To be taken on all major events & standing camps, etc. This should be an unlocked, weather proof and easily transportable box or pack, to be kept in an accessible location and scrupulously maintained with up to date stock.
• 4 triangular bandages
• 5 pair of disposable gloves
• 2 x 5 cm crepe bandages
• 12 assorted safety pins
• 2 x 7.5 cm crepe bandages
• Small pack cottonbuds
• 2 x 10 cm crepe bandages
• 10 Betadine wipes
• Small box of No 13 Cotton Squares (Dove or similar)
• 4 disposable cloth wipes
• One large wound dressing (No 1535 gm)
• Foil rescue sheet (space blanket)
• 1 small wound dressing
• Small notepad and pencil
• 10 x wound closures – Steristrips
• 30+ Sun Screen cream –verify allergy before use
• 20 x adhesive dressing (Bandaids)
• Adhesive tape – 2.5 cm wide roll
• Adhesive dressing strip
• 4 x non-stick dressings
• 4 x eye pads – sterile
• 6 x bottles saline solution
• Pair of sharp scissors or shears
• Pair of plastic tweezers

[Notice] 2015-May-03 1st Eltham First aid course

1st Eltham First Aid Courses
Code HLTFA311A – apply 1st Aid previously Level 2
This course meets the requirement for the FIRST AID – Venturer Award Level

FristAid

WHEN: Sunday May 3rd from 9am, Finish time around 4:30pm
WHERE: 1st Eltham Scout Hall
CONTACT: Belinda Dowel (1st Eltham GL)
COST: $85 full. $40 CPR update
RSVP: Confirmation required ASAP, cut off by April 24th.
There is a pre-course book and the theory and practical assessment will occur on the day.

* First Aid Flyer (PDF)

NOTE: If you already have your “lv 2 First Aid” and are looking for the CPR refresh this could be done in the afternoon for c.$40. Please RSVP to Belinda if you are interested in the refresh.

[Notice] 2014-Feb-08 First aid course

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WHEN: Sunday 8th FEB 2015. Starts at 9am, Finish time around 4:30pm
WHERE: Lower Plenty Scout Hall
CONTACT: Duncan MCCOLL
COST: $85

To complete the course you need to work through a pre-course workbook which will be emailed out once attendance has been flagged. Practical assessment will occur on the day.

There is capacity to accept up to 15 Venturers or Leaders, and at the moment I need 4 to ensure the course runs.
This will give you a level 2 first aid course as required Venturer Award. The cost of this course is $85, also there is the ability to do an annual CPR refresher (just morning) for $40, payment will be accepted on the day by the person running the course.

To book a place please email d_mccoll@optusnet.com.au

Yours in Scouting,
Duncan MCCOLL

[Notice] 2014-Jul-12 1st Eltham First aid course

1st Eltham First Aid Courses
HLTFA311A – Apply first aid (Release 1)
This course meets the requirement for the FIRST AID – Venturer Award Level

FristAid

WHEN: Saturday Jul 12th. Starts at 9am, Finish time around 4:30pm
WHERE: 1st Eltham Scout Hall
CONTACT: Belinda Dowel (1st Eltham GL)
COST: $85
There is a precourse book and the theory and practical assessment will occur on the day.

NOTE: If you already have your “lv 2 First Aid” and are looking for the CPR refresh this could be done in the afternoon for c.$40. Please RSVP to Belinda if you are interested in the refresh.