On Saturday October 24, Allens Training on the Sunshine Coast hosted a free CPR Awareness Day. We did this to help Sunshine Coast residents get ready and be confident to respond to an emergency before the first day of summer. We were thrilled with the events success and the Local Channel 7 news even popped by - view the segment here. Knowing what to do in the first few minutes of an emergency can make all the difference for someone you love – do you agree? At Allens Training on the Sunshine ...
It is important to ensure you have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before commencing your First Aid Training with Allens Training, Sunshine Coast. What is a USI? A USI is a reference number made up of numbers and letters. It is an initiative of the Australian Federal Government and creates a secure online record of your nationally recognised training that you can access anytime and anywhere, and it’s yours for life. Why do I need a USI? Training organisations can only issue certification w...
Our Sunshine Coast Training Centre offers an excellent venue for you to complete your training. With the use of modern technology and new well-maintained training equipment you are provided with excellent and practical, hands-on training. Located centrally on the Sunshine Coast in Birtinya, and on various public transport routes Between Noosa and Caloundra, our training centre is accessible to all. There are a number of cafes nearby with plenty of parking right outside. Our Sunshine Coast Tr...
Allens Training has just released a new improved Simply First Aid reference guide . We wanted to create the ‘ideal’ first aid resource that makes it easy for everyone to use and understand - promoting quick access to first aid treatment information if required in a first aid incident or emergency. So, what has changed? The layout has changed from portrait (vertical) to landscape (horizontal). This allows for better viewing, especially in a 2 page spread. The content has been simplified which...
Allens Training is pleased to announce a new first aid chartfor the people of the Sunshine Coast. This chart outlines the steps to provideCPR to a casualty in a wheelchair. In an emergency on the Sunshine Coast, carers of people inwheelchairs need quick access to information on how to treat a casualty who maybe in a wheelchair. This might include an emergency such as a person having acardiac arrest where CPR is required and the casualty needs to be placed on thefloor. It is clear that organi...
Allens Training is holding a free CPRAwareness Day at our Sunshine CoastTraining Centre. Those attending will receive non-accredited CPR awareness training. Let's get Sunshine Coast residents ready and confident to respond to an emergency on our beaches or in backyard pools before the first day of summer!   Free CPR Awareness Sessions Duration: 1 hour Times: 9am start, then hourly until the last sessionat 3.00pm Date: 24th October 2015 Where: Allens Training Sunshine Coast, 8/10 Capital Plac...
Fainting can be the result of many different things. Fainting happens when not enough oxygenated blood flows into your brain and you lose consciousness, or "pass out," for a very brief time - just a few seconds or few minutes. A sudden drop in your blood pressure can cause you to faint. Sometimes your heart rate and blood vessels can't react fast enough when your body's need for oxygen changes. This is very common among older people. Fainting can occur when you stand up too fast you work or ...
According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, last weekend was a particularly busy one with regards to contacting Emergency Services. However it is important to understand the basics when contacting emergency services. How to call the ambulance  When an emergency occurs, sometimes we do not know what number to ring to get help.  A person has fallen over, you’re not sure if it’s an emergency, which number do you ring?  For any call requiring the attendance by the ambulance, you should dial triple 00...
According to the Sunshine Coast Daily- the Sunshine Coast is a heart disease hotspot With the most common reason recognised as "Chest pain" to enter into the emergency unit at Nambour hospital Often people do not know the signs and symptoms of a heart attack, even after a numerous health education campaigns over the years.  The best time to treat a heart attack is as soon as possible and within the first 20 minutes from onset of any signs or symptoms. Studies show that the people who have sy...
Attending a first aid course with Allens Training  on the Sunshine Coast is the first step towards learning what to do in case of an emergency. When driving around the Sunshine Coast you may be the first on the scene if a car accident occurs. Would you know what to do and the steps you can take to possibly save a life?   Responding correctly in an emergency can certainly make the difference. Unfortunately however, we may forget what to do in these situations which is where our handy pocket s...

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