Thank you to Leanne for submitting the following question: I recently delivered training to a group of new mums and they were worried about being able to recognise meningitis, are you able to provide some idea of things to look for and what the first aid management should be? Reply by Sarah Hunstead - Paediatric Emergency…
Thank you to Sophie for submitting the following question: I recently attended to a gentleman who collapsed at my local post office, when the Paramedics arrived i provided a handover but they continued to check all the things I had already been through. As a first aid trainer I thought that the information I provided…

<Download PDF Version> It’s with great excitement that we announce the launch of The National Institute of First Aid Trainers (NIFAT) NIFAT aims to be the leading information group for first aid training professionals nationally, providing members with the most up to date information and professional development opportunities. Recently established to build a national network…

The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) updated their suite of anaphylaxis actions plans early in 2014. Are you using the new ones when delivering Anaphylaxis Education? Visit the link below to view new plans and discover what’s changed. http://www.allergy.org.au/health-professionals/anaphylaxis-resources/ascia-action-plan-for-anaphylaxis 

The following information has been received by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (State Government Victoria) On 27 February 2014 the Hon. Martin Dixon MP. Minister for Education approved Ministerial Order 706: Anaphylaxis Management in Victorian Schools, which comes into effect on 22 April 2014 and will repeal Ministerial Order 90. Registered Training…

With the recent release of the HLTAID first aid units there has been some talk over the requirement for candidates to perform uninterrupted CPR for a period of four minutes and eight minutes (dependant on unit) at floor level. We have been asked by some members if the four minutes includes checking danger, assessing response, checking…

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