This unit is designed to give participants advanced skills in spinal care whilst ensuring National and International trends in pre-hospital care of spinal injuries are maintained. It is an ideal unit to include in the Occupational First Aid course or any of the Sports Trainer courses

Our Paramedical trainers will provide you with the best training available

The course will give participants skills in:
  • spinal anatomy
  • spinal cord injury identification
  • spinal immobilisation
  • cervical collar application
  • moving patients with suspected spinal injury
  • monitoring of patients with suspected spinal injury
  • and more.......

Please phone our office and discuss your needs with a staff member. 

PUAEME004A Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

This is an excellent unit for any first aiders involved with high risk activities that could result in them needing additional skills in spinal injury care. This especially relates to contact sports such as rugby league, rugby union, AFL etc

Only basic numeracy and literacy skills are needed to attend this course. Access to a computer with internet, as well as basic computer skills is required for completion of this unit

There is some theory and practical assessment to ensure that the participant has gained the required knowledge and confidence in the skills covered in the unit. Successful management of patients with simulated suspected spinal injuries is also required. 

CPR refresher is recommended annually and Provide First Aid at least every 3 years

Face to face training is approx. 8 hours plus recommended pre-course learning

It is strongly suggested you view the videos on CPR found on our website as well as reading the first aid book which is also available on our website