• Epi pen anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis Explained – Signs, Symptoms and Treatment

    | 15 Apr 2019

    In Australia, allergies are very common. Currently around one in three people will develop allergies at some time during their life. It is estimated that up to 2% of adults, 1 in 10 babies and 6% of children have a food allergy and some of them will experience a life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). What is […]

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  • Epilepsy

    Managing Epilepsy – How to provide Seizure First Aid

    | 26 Mar 2019

    Epilepsy is a common condition in our community and can develop at any age regardless of gender or ethnic group. Currently, research suggests that 3-3.5% of the Australian population will develop epilepsy at some stage in their lives. Considering a significant amount of people are living with the disorder throughout the community, it’s most important […]

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  • Mental Health

    Mental Health Training – Keeping a Mentally Healthy Workplace

    | 12 Mar 2019

    Mental Health – it’s a term that’s quite often flung around in the media, in social settings and at the workplace, but what does it mean? Well, by definition, mental health is “a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can […]

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  • Road Trauma

    Regional Victoria Road Toll not slowing down – How to provide road trauma First Aid

    | 18 Feb 2019

    The Road Toll is a serious topic that needs to be discussed and brought to wider attention. This year, we’ve already seen 41 lives lost on the roads in Victoria – a number that is unquestionably high! In 2018, although it was the lowest recorded Regional Victoria Road Toll since records began, we still saw […]

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  • The Latest Cardiac Arrest Survival Rates in Victoria – 7 Shocking Facts You Must Know

    | 11 Feb 2019

    Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) remains the leading cause of death worldwide. To put it simply, cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to effectively pump. Fortunately, if we all work together, there are ways to increase the cardiac arrest survival rates. One essential way we can […]

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  • Water Safety tips

    5 Water Safety Tips

    | 25 Jan 2019

    Summer is always a great time for everyone to enjoy the outdoors, there’s no pastime in summer that beats getting in the water and cooling off. Unfortunately, every year we forget the dangers of the water. Whether it’s the beach, pools, river or lakes, the water can be a dangerous place if you don’t recognize […]

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  • Eight Critical Differences Between A 1-Day or 2-Day Provide First Aid Course

    | 18 Dec 2018

    So, you’re considering completing a First Aid course, but you’re overwhelmed by the options available? One of the most common questions people ask themselves when researching courses is ‘what is the difference between a one and two-day course?’ Especially when it comes to the Provide First Aid Course – the code is the same, but […]

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  • Alcohol Overdose First Aid

    Be Prepared This Silly Season – Know Your Alcohol Overdose First Aid

    | 04 Dec 2018

    The silly season has officially arrived which means an abundance of workplace celebrations, family merriments and friendship festivities are upon us. At the end of a year it’s only natural for people to want to let their hair down, relax, and unwind whilst enjoying an alcoholic beverage or two and why not – you’ve earnt […]

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  • How to Use a Defibrillator in Sudden Cardiac Arrest First Aid

    The Lifesaving Combination In Sudden Cardiac Arrest First Aid

    | 15 Oct 2018

    Cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in Australia. Currently only 1 in 10 Australians survive the health emergency, but we know these statistics can be dramatically reduced if sufferers receive cardiac arrest First Aid in the first moments. Why Is Time So Important After A Cardiac Arrest Occurs? A cardiac arrest […]

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  • Should You Have A Mental Health First Aider In Your Workplace? Victorians Vote YES

    | 10 Oct 2018

    Research continues to reveal the alarming prevalence of poor mental health across our nation so the age-old question is how are workplaces contributing to this and what are they doing to counteract it? In recent years there has been a huge push for businesses to invest in workplace culture to boost wellbeing amongst employees. But […]

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