Over the last couple of weeks we have received requests from members to use the NIFAT membership logo to show affiliation with the National institute of First Aid Trainers. Following these requests we have introduced this service to individual and corporate members. The use of such logos must meet the Terms and Conditions of use…

How much  pre-enrolment information do you have available to learners? Are they informed about the physical requirements of CPR assessments? Making learners aware of the types of assessments they are required to undertake is a must for all RTO's, this allows the learner to make an informed decision about undertaking training with you. One of…
Thank you to Bernice for submitting the following question: We teach the signs and symptoms and management of Hypoglycaemia in first aid. I often get asked the differences between signs and symptoms of hypo and hyper. I know that we always teach to give sugar irrelevant of how they are presenting but it would be…
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