School & Teacher First Aid Education &ComplianceGuide
CONTENTS First Aid Training Page 4-5
First Aid Products
First Aid in Schools
Automated External Defibrillators
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SOLUTIONS 5 HLTAID001 * HLTAID002 * HLTAID003 * HLTAID004 * Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Provide basic emergency life support Provide first aid Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting $55 $95 $109 $120 # SAVE 42% SAVE 15% SAVE 14% SAVE 40% Email email@example.com or call 1300 78 5646 to book Book online at stjohnsa.com.au/training and use promo code SCHOOL14 Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 78 5646 to book Book online at stjohnsa.com.au/training and use promo code SCHOOL40
First Aid Training Overview Did you know that first aid training is a requirement of the Department for Education? Teachers and school support staff are required to undertake training, as it is vital for student safety and welfare. While HLTAID002 * Provide basic emergency life support is the minimum first aid requirement for the Department for Education, designated first aiders must complete HLTAID004 * Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting. Those seeking employment who hold a current HLTAID003 * Provide first aid qualification can complete the Combined Asthma and Anaphylaxis course to meet the requirements.
First aid training needs may vary depending on role and school-specific requirements.
HLTAID005 * Provide first aid in remote situations (This course includes HLTAID003)
POA 2 OR 3 DAY
*Note: The codes for these courses will be changing this year. See table below.
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In 2021, first aid training is changing. The national regulator for Australia’s training organisation has made changes to a number of first aid units of competency to reflect industry best practice, expectations and current regulation. These changes relate to content delivery and assessment of first aid training; ensuring students are competent in the application of essential skills and knowledge required for relevant first aid situations. Throughout 2021, St John SA will be transitioning to these new packages to ensure we continue to provide the most up-to-date and current training experience for our learners. For the most recent information regarding this transition, visit stjohnsa.com.au. First Aid Training Update
For more information about your specific course, including units of competency achieved, options for delivery, duration and more, please visit stjohnsa.com.au/training .
* St John SA delivers nationally recognised training in partnership with St John Ambulance Australia Ltd (RTO 88041).
Specialist Skills for Key Staff Mental Health First Aid This course provides you with the skills to recognise the signs and symptoms of an adult experiencing a mental health issue or crisis and learn effective strategies to assist someone in need. This course is externally accredited through Mental Health First Aid Australia. Manual Handling During this course, you will learn techniques to safely carry out manual handling tasks to prevent workplace injury and adverse long-term health effects. This course is delivered exclusively on-site. Tailored Information Sessions St John can provide qualified First Aid Trainers to attend your next staff meeting or professional development day to deliver tailored information sessions. There may be a particular first aid topic that your staff would like to know more about, such as anaphylaxis or snake bite treatment. These non-accredited information sessions can be tailored to suit the needs of your school and staff.
Unit of Competency Changes
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy HLTAID016 Manage first aid services and resources
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# 40% special applies to courses booked before 30 June 2021. After this date, the SA Schools special price reverts to $129 (save 35%).
A letter of equivalence is available upon request for new units of competency.
First Aid Products Overview It is vital to have the right first aid products available to students, staff and visitors at your education facility. Safe Work Australia’s First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice states the type and quantity of essential first aid equipment necessary in different settings in order to meet the minimum requirements.
First Aid Kit Recommendation The Field Hip Pouch First Aid Kit
The St John Field Hip Pouch First Aid Kit is ideal for outdoor activities, including yard duty and excursions. Weighing just over 300g, the hip pouch has an adjustable strap and sits snug on the waist. Features:
- Light weight, compact, durable - Curved bag with adjustable strap
The Department for Education also stipulates the number and type of first aid kits and modules that must be present, depending on the school environment.
These can be purchased through the St John shop on our website for $24.95 inc GST.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment in schools is important, as it helps reduce the risk of the spread of germs between students, teachers and visitors. PPE equipment recommended for use in schools includes: • Face masks
Did you know that peanut allergies are the most common cause of food- related anaphylaxis? Anaphylaxis can be defined as a severe and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. School children often share food in the school yard, heightening the risk of anaphylaxis emergencies. It is important to note the symptoms of anaphylaxis to include swelling of the throat and tongue, difficulty breathing and talking, a persistent cough and hypotension. The most effective way to treat anaphylaxis is the use of an EpiPen. An EpiPen contains a single dose of adrenaline and is designed as a first aid device for use by people without formal medical or nursing training. It is important for teachers and students to be prepared with the correct skills and equipment for all first aid scenarios in schools.
• Hand sanitiser • Surface wipes
These can be purchased through the St John shop by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
PPE Offer: 20% off selected items: Aero Surgical Face Masks (pack of 50), St John Antibacterial Hand Sanitiser (500mL) and St John Surface Wipes (tub of 75).
Automated External Defibrillators • Fully automated models • Safe and easy to use with audible prompts • Adult and child suitable models
Must-Haves (minimum 1 per workplace): Standard workplace kits • Office • Canteen • Workshops • Department for Education fleet vehicles • Outdoor & excursions • Separate work areas
Recommended: Additional kits • Agricultural studies facility • Grounds person’s shed • Science laboratories • Gymnasiums • Private vehicles for work purposes • Other high risk areas (identified through a workplace first aid assessment - see page 9)
Specific Classroom Modules Some specific modules are required by the Department for Education. Burns Module: classroom activities that may cause chemical and/or heat burn. Personal Protection Module: protection for where there may be risk of infectious disease. Sprains and Strains Module: perfect for physical activities including sports and excursions. + more modules available
First Aid Facts – Bites and Stings For general spider and other insect bites: 1. Apply a cold pack to the bitten area for 15 minutes and reapply if the pain continues. 2. The cold pack should be changed when necessary to maintain the same level of coldness. 3. Seek medical aid if pain worsens.
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SOLUTIONS 9 FREE Workplace Assessments Our first aid advisors will visit your school, assess it against Safe Work Australia’s First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice requirements and make recommendations based on their assessment – completely free of charge. Customised Information Sessions Learn about topics relevant to your school’s specific circumstances, such as common medical conditions including diabetes, asthma and anaphylaxis. First Aid Drills Regular first aid drills keep you and your team response-ready in between first aid courses. A St John Trainer will visit your school and run first aid scenarios with your staff. Our first aid drills can be tailored and can be scheduled throughout the year at a time that suits you. First Aid in Schools See pages 10 - 11 for more information about this FREE program. Event Health Services Book St John for your school events – from school fetes to sports days, our Event Health Services team will look after the health and wellbeing of your students, staff and visitors. Restocking Services
Overview St John is your one-stop-shop for all things first aid. We can deliver all of our products and services on-site, making your life easier. We like to make maintaining first aid compliance easy and we work closely with you to make this achievable. St John can deliver first aid training for your staff, provide first aid services at school events or restock first aid supplies at your school or education facility. On-site Services
Is your school First Aid compliant?
Safe Work Australia has written the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice, which stipulates minimum first aid requirements for Australian workplaces. All schools must meet minimum requirements for numbers of qualified first aiders on-site. Similarly, the number and type of first aid kits and equipment required will be determined by the Workplace Risk Rating and the number of employees at your school. St John offers complimentary risk assessments at all SA schools to determine the first aid training, products and equipment required to meet compliance standards. We will provide you with a no-obligation comprehensive report.
See the Workplace Service tab on our website at stjohnsa.com.au
We examine your stock levels and quality of contents, check expiry dates and restock accordingly to meet WHS regulations. We also include an inventory list and audit date (as required by Safe Work’s First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice), and attach a service label indicating the next due date.
What you need on-site... Recommended schedule:
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Every 6 months
Every 12 months
FREE Workplace Assessment
Restocking Services – bulk orders available Customised Information Sessions
First Aid Drills
First Aid in Schools
Event Health Services
Quote ‘SCHOOLS’ when making a restocking booking enquiry at stjohnsa.com.au or when calling 1300 78 5646.
FAiS 11 The FAiS program is complimentary for primary schools and students, and in addition to gaining vital knowledge and skills, each child will receive take-home resources that encourage engagement with the first aid topic.
First Aid in Schools
Teacher’s quick thinking saves student’s life Each session ranges from 30 to 90 minutes and is flexible to suit the age of the students and lesson times. It is suggested that students undertake the FAiS program annually in order to refresh skills. 12-year-old Deakin Hawke was bitten by a brown snake during his year six camp in Canberra. Paramedics credit Deakin’s teacher for administering the necessary first aid that saved his life. If it wasn’t for his teachers being skilled in relevant, up to date first aid training, the outcome could have been very different for Deakin. St John offers a number of first aid kits and supplies available for these types of emergencies: • Bites and stings kits, great for camping or outdoor activities • Personal leisure kits, to have around the home • Premium compression bandages, specifically for snake bites Adequate training and the right first aid supplies could save a life! What’s in it for the kids... Lifesaving skills: • How to call an ambulance • Danger assessments and personal safety – what to look out for and what to do • Dealingwith an unconscious person • How to treat bites and stings • What to dowhen someone is choking St John provides complimentary first aid education to South Australian primary school children through its First Aid in Schools (FAiS) program. This course is tailored to suit each individual year level, with a qualified St John First Aid Trainer coming to your school to teach students vital first aid skills. https://7news.com.au/sunrise/on-the-show/teachers-quick-thinking-saves-student-after- deadly-snake-bite-on-school-camp-c-601494?fbclid
The program is specifically designed with the kids’ learning in mind. It is interactive, fun and communicates key skills that will empower young people with the ability to act in case of an emergency. Since commencement in 2013, St John SA has taught more than 85,000 South Australian primary school students the lifesaving skills of first aid.
How to get involved
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Course delivered & resources supplied
It is almost certain that at some stage we will all be presented with a situation that requires first aid treatment. Whether that be a need for personal treatment, or aiding a friend, a family member or indeed a stranger, having first aid knowledge and skills could be the difference between life and death. FAiS is one of our many charitable programs and is funded through our commercial activity, generous sponsors and donations.
• Recovery position demonstration and practice • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (fromyear 5/6+) • Managing injuries, bleeding and possible fractures Take-home resources: • Interactive first aidworkbook • Emergency assistance fridgemagnet • Certificate of achievement • Encouragement letter to parents
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Overview Sudden cardiac arrest can happen to anyone, at anytime, anywhere. Both children and adults can experience cardiac arrest without any pre-existing conditions, making it vital for educational institutions to be prepared with the essential training and equipment to manage this situation. Early CPR and early access to an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) are vital for providing a chance at survival. For every minute that passes without defibrillation, the chances of survival decrease by 10%.
A life saved
It is often thought that cardiac arrest only impacts those who are elderly or have a heart condition. Realistically, anyone can suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. An eight-year-old boy from Sydney’s northern beaches was saved by his quick-thinking teacher when he took a fall in the school yard in May 2020. The year 3 student tripped on a tree root and hit his head causing him to go into cardiac arrest. His school was thankfully equipped with an AED, meaning his teacher was able to restart his heart and ultimately save his life with the device. The chance of surviving a cardiac arrest decreases by 10% every 60 seconds without an AED. https://au.news.yahoo.com/boy-8-fighting-for-life-after-fall-at-sydney-school-030244938.html? American Heart Association. (2000). ECC Guidelines Part 4: The Automated External Defibrillator. Source: https://www. heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/@wcm/@adv/documents/downloadable/ucm_301646.pdf
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Did you know that St John SA is a self-funded charity?
By choosing St John SA as your first aid provider you help us continue our charitable work in the community.