Recently the Australian Resuscitation Council has updated the following guideline. Guideline 4 Airway Guideline 9.2.2 Stroke Guideline 9.2.5 First Aid for Asthma  Guideline 9.3.2 Resuscitation of the Drowning Victim Click the appropriate guideline to be directed to the ARC website.

Thank you to Jill for submitting the following question: I'm about to start delivering remote first aid and was wondering if you are able to provide some further information regarding the rule of three’s? i.e. 3 minutes without oxygen etc. This was something I learnt a few years ago when I took part in a wilderness first aid course.…

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…