The Sunshine Coast has the ideal climate for spending time outdoors and engaging in outdoor activities during the summer. However, nobody wants to end up being treated for heat exhaustion or heat stroke, two related health conditions that can have serious consequences if not treated early and effectively. Both conditions result from a mild to extreme elevation in body temperature. Body temperature is usually controlled by sweating, which keeps the body cool through evaporation. However, when...
Allens Training Sunshine Coast is pleased to announce the addition of two new charts to our extensive line-up of first aid charts. The new charts are: Spinal Injury Concussion The charts follow the same useful format – signs, symptoms, and what to do – as the other charts that Allens Training Sunshine Coast has available for free download from our website . Spinal injury and concussion are often connected in that both injuries can occur concurrently, and some of the signs and symptoms, such ...
The wounds of soldiers during wars and other conflicts are treated by the brave medics of our Defence Forces. When warfare is designed to not only kill but maim, defence force medics are the ones on the ground applying first aid to their mates. They treat unimaginable injuries with bullets and bombs going off around them. We know what a special skill it is to spring into action and help someone in a car accident or when someone is collapsed, but to take action during a time of war deserves s...
Recently, local Sunshine Coast business, Ausmar Homes, attended one of our First Aid Courses. Ausmar Homes is a Sunshine Coast building company recognised by the Housing Industry Association (HIA) as ‘Australia’s Most Professional Small to Medium Builder’. We would have to agree with this statement. Not only do they take building houses seriously but Ausmar Homes are also serious about the safety and wellbeing of their staff and local community. Now that they have successfully completed one ...
With the Easter camping season upon us it’s a timely reminder that we need to be careful around campfires. The Queensland Fire and Emergency Service, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital have teamed up to ensure that residents on the Sunshine Coast and across Queensland remain safe this holiday season. The Director of Burns and Trauma at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital said the number of young burns victims had increased in recent years because ...
Congratulations to all new students attending the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) and welcome back if you are continuing your studies. Allens Training understands that many USC students require First Aid and CPR certificates prior to commencing practical placements for courses Nursing, Paramedic Science, Clinical Exercise Science and Occupational Therapy. Allens Training runs HLTAID003 Provide First Aid incorporating CPR courses regularly in our Birtinya Training Centre only 15 minute...
Allens Training offers online pre-course work to support your first aid and CPR training. After you have booked into one of our first aid or CPR courses on the Sunshine Coast you can commence your pre-course work immediately. Most first aid and CPR training organisations structure their courses to incorporate pre-course work as this typically means less time in the classroom. However, the Allens Training Sunshine Coast’s difference is that our online pre-course work is delivered by watching ...
After being bitten by one of the deadliest snakes in the world a Caboolture woman has survived to tell her story. Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher Richie Gilbert said in a post on Facebook he was contacted by the woman who was bitten on the finger by a snake. "She tried to get it away from her cat, which had caught it and was chewing on it in her living room," Mr Gilbert said in the post.      Unknown to the lady it was an Eastern Brown Snake the second deadliest snake in the world. The snake ca...
Last month at the King of Coolum Thundercats race there was an emergency situation whereby 2 boats collided together at high speed. A man was knocked unconscious He was filling up with water and he was laying there, looking lifeless, with his mate trying to help him," said one of the spectators. On lookers praised the efforts of the race organising committee who immediately deployed surf-lifesaving rescuers and first-aid teams. "The passenger of the boat yelled out for help and people have j...

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