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Sunburn

Treating sunburn during the holiday season is something that happens to all of us at one time or another. The aim in treating sunburn is to cool the burn down and to keep it...

Dislocations (Premium)

Dislocations Joint Dislocations Dislocation of joints like shoulders, ankles, fingers and elbows happen because of jerking movements or blows to the body during contact sports or accidents. Signs of a Dislocation The injury will...

Spider Bites (Premium)

In South Africa, there are many different types of spiders, but the most dangerous one would be the Button spiders or Black Widow as they are commonly known. These spiders have a deadly neurotoxic...

First Aid Level 1 – Christmas Special

10% Discount on all First Aid Level 1 registrations. This course is ideal for persons over the age of 16, nannies/child minders and as required academic qualification. Our new training facility is at: 85...

Allergies

We get allergies from food, medication, pollen, material, bee stings and chemical substances that our bodies react to severely. There are a variety of ways that our bodies respond to an allergic reaction, but...

Automated External Defibrillation

AED’s or automated external defibrillators are sophisticated machines designed to deliver electric shocks to patients in cardiac arrest. The heart’s pumping action is controlled by electrical activity. When this electrical activity is disorganized, the...

Scene Size-up

When does scene size-up begin-when you arrive at the incident scene, when you get the call to respond to the incident, or when preplanning your response area? Regardless of when you think size-up begins,...

Principles of First Aid

First aid is the immediate care of an injured or suddenly sick person. It is the care a person applies as soon as possible after an accident or sudden illness. This prompt care and...

Fire in the Home (Premium)

Fire is the rapid oxidation of a material in the chemical process of combustion. The three ingredients necessary for a fire to burn is a fuel source, oxygen, and ignition or heat. In the...

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