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First Aid for Seniors

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First Aid for Seniors Supporting and assisting our elderly parents and friends is becoming more important with the latest diagnostic machines and medications, we are living longer. There is also a trend to try and keep the elderly in their homes as long as possible. As you get older you…


Benefits of First Aid Training

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Benefits of First Aid Training Life can throw unexpected situations our way. While we can’t prepare for everything that may happen, we can take steps to improve our knowledge and skills for if and when situations do occur. One skill you might like to learn is first aid. There are…


How to Perform Primary and Secondary Survey in a First Aid Emergency

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How to Perform Primary and Secondary Survey in a First Aid Emergency In life, when we are trying to solve something, the very first thing we do is to identify the problem. For example, if your car broke down and you want to repair it, you must find out which…


First Aid for Burns

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First Aid for Burns Burns can damage the soft tissue and be caused by: Heat Chemicals Electricity Extreme Cold or Solar Radiation. The treatment for burns differs depending on the source of the burn and where on the body you or someone to whom you are administering First Aid has…


First Aid for Snake Bites

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First Aid for Snake Bites In Australia, we have many creepy crawlies that make the rest of the world wonder how we’ve survived all this time. But, us Aussies see these creatures as just a part of life down under. While snakes are prevalent right across the world, Australia ranks…


Tips for staying healthy this winter (and avoiding the common cold!)

Tips for staying healthy this winter

Tips for staying healthy this winter (and avoiding the common cold!) Brrrr… it’s cold in here! Winter has certainly arrived and with it comes a whole bunch of sick days, runny noses and sore throats. There are a few simple things that everyone can do to reduce the amount of…


Anxiety – Making sure your workmates are mentally well

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Anxiety - Making Sure Your Work Mates Are Mentally Well How often do you wake up in the morning and dread the thought of walking into the office or shake with uncertainty at your decisions and having to attend meetings? Perhaps you’re perfectly happy with going to work each day and…


What would happen if no one had CPR Training?

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Previous student of Asset College, Nicci Garaicoa, is a perfect example of just how important it is to keep your First Aid and CPR skills up to date. According to the Australian Resuscitation Council, First Aiders must complete a First Aid refresher every 3 years, and recommends a CPR refresher…


Student Saves Life

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Student Saves Life There is no greater achievement, than that of saving a life. Rhys Collins, current Asset Training Australia student knows this feeling. When Rhys Collins signed up to do his First Aid refresher course he had no idea that he would be paramount in an emergency situation so…

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