Frequently Asked Questions
We acknowledge that you may possess a diverse array of inquiries concerning our services, products, and courses. To cater to your information needs, our FAQ page is meticulously crafted to furnish elaborate responses to the most prevalent queries. From intricacies relating to our first aid courses to specific details about our medical equipment, we address your concerns comprehensively. The information presented herein seeks to provide you with an enhanced understanding and elevate your engagement with Medical Events. Should you seek further clarification beyond the contents of this guide, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team stands ready to provide you with assistance at all times
Basic First Aid
The Basic First Aid course covers key skills such as how to treat minor injuries, burns, bleeding control, and the basics of CPR. It also includes recognising and responding to medical conditions such as heart attacks and strokes.
The course typically lasts for one day, making it a convenient option for those with busy schedules.
The course cost can vary depending on location and availability. We recommend checking our course schedule for the most accurate and current pricing information.
Learning basic first aid skills can make a significant difference in an emergency. It enables you to provide immediate care to someone in need, potentially saving a life or preventing further harm.
The Basic First Aid course is suitable for everyone—parents, teachers, coaches, and even students. It’s particularly useful for those who want to be equipped to handle emergencies in their homes, schools, or workplaces.
Combat First Aid
The Combat First Aid course focuses on skills specific to high-risk situations. This includes severe wound management, controlling major bleeding, treating shock, managing fractures, and dealing with potential amputations.
The Combat First Aid course typically lasts for two days, allowing for in-depth coverage of the necessary skills.
For accurate pricing, we recommend checking our course schedule as the cost may vary depending on location and availability.
Combat first aid is crucial in any high-risk situation where serious injuries are possible, such as in military operations, law enforcement, security roles, or even extreme sports.
The Combat First Aid course is highly recommended for military personnel, law enforcement officers, security guards, and outdoor sports enthusiasts who may encounter high-risk situations.
Medic First Aid
The Medic First Aid course provides advanced first aid training. This includes advanced airway management, the use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), administration of emergency medications, and advanced trauma care.
The Medic First Aid course typically lasts for three days, allowing comprehensive training and ample hands-on practice time.
We recommend checking our course schedule for the most accurate and current pricing information as the cost may vary.
The Medic First Aid course is suitable for healthcare professionals and those in high-risk roles that require a higher level of first aid training. This can include EMTs, paramedics, nurses, and medical students.
This course equips participants with advanced skills that could prove crucial in severe emergencies. It’s designed to enhance the ability to respond quickly and effectively to life-threatening situations.
First Aid Packs
Our basic first aid packs include essential items such as adhesive bandages, antiseptic wipes, a pair of disposable gloves, a CPR face shield, and a first aid manual among other items.
Combat first aid packs are specifically designed to handle high-risk injuries, often seen in combat or high-risk situations. These packs typically include items like tourniquets, hemostatic dressings, chest seals, and other advanced first aid equipment.
The medic first aid pack is designed for more advanced care. It includes tools for airway management, trauma dressings, a blood pressure monitor, a stethoscope, and other advanced medical supplies.
The right first aid pack for you depends on your needs and the situations you might encounter. If you’re looking for a pack to use at home or in the workplace, a basic first aid pack should suffice. However, for those in high-risk roles or settings, a combat or medic first aid pack may be more suitable.
Yes, we offer the option to customise your first aid pack. You can add individual items to your order to meet your specific needs.
We offer a wide range of individual first aid items such as tourniquets (CATs), quick clot bandages, blood pressure monitors, burn dressings, and emergency air release tools, among others.
A tourniquet is used to control severe bleeding by stopping the blood flow to a wound. It’s important to only use a tourniquet as a last resort when direct pressure and wound packing have failed. You should receive proper training before using a tourniquet
Quick clot bandages are designed to accelerate the body’s natural clotting process and control bleeding quickly. They are typically used in emergencies for serious wounds when traditional bandages are not enough.
Burn dressings are gel-soaked and designed to soothe and cool burns, relieving pain, and preventing contamination. They are non-adherent, which means they can be removed without causing additional pain or damage.
An emergency air release tool, such as a decompression needle, is used to release air from the chest cavity in case of a tension pneumothorax, a condition that can be life-threatening. It’s essential in high-risk environments.
A gunshot wound simulator realistically mimics gunshot wounds for training purposes. It allows trainees to practise treating these high-stress injuries in a safe and controlled environment.
A CPR manikin is designed to give accurate feedback on the quality of chest compressions and breaths, helping trainees improve their CPR techniques and become more confident in performing this lifesaving procedure.
An IV manikin arm replicates human anatomy, allowing medical personnel to practise and perfect their intravenous procedure skills. It offers a realistic training experience, enhancing the learner’s confidence and proficiency.
A mass blood loss simulator is a training tool that mimics severe bleeding. It allows trainees to practise emergency responses to such situations, such as controlling the bleeding and managing shock.
Our first aid training kits are a comprehensive learning resource, including a range of materials to cover a broad spectrum of emergencies. The kits typically include items such as bandages, CPR masks, splints, and other essential first aid supplies.
A fluid warming system, like the Quantum Blood & Fluid Warming System, is designed to warm fluids before they are administered to a patient. This is crucial in preventing hypothermia during fluid resuscitation.
Skin closure devices, such as the MicroMend Skin Closure Devices, are used to close wounds or surgical incisions. They offer a non-invasive alternative to sutures or staples, minimising scarring and reducing the risk of infection.
Yes, many pieces of specialised equipment require proper training to use effectively and safely. We strongly recommend acquiring the necessary training before using these devices.
es, we offer the option to include these specialised devices in your custom first aid kit. However, we strongly recommend these devices for those who have received the necessary training to use them properly.
Yes, using specialised equipment requires caution and knowledge. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions, keep the equipment clean and maintained, and ensure you have received appropriate training.
Medical equipment can be a significant investment. Financing options provide a way for you to manage the cost over time, making it more affordable to acquire the equipment you need.
Medical equipment financing works like a loan or lease. You borrow a certain amount of money to purchase the equipment, then pay it back over time, typically with interest. The specific terms and conditions will depend on the financial institution providing the financing.
Typically, yes. Most financial institutions that offer medical equipment financing will allow you to finance a wide range of equipment, from basic first aid supplies to more advanced devices.
Financing can provide several advantages, including improved cash flow management, the ability to get the equipment you need immediately without a large upfront cost, and potential tax benefits. However, it’s important to consider the cost of interest over time.
Before choosing a financing option, consider factors such as the interest rate, repayment terms, any potential fees, the total cost over time, and the reliability of the financial institution. It’s also important to ensure you can comfortably afford the repayments.
The application process will depend on the financial institution. Generally, you will need to provide information about your business or personal finances, the equipment you wish to finance, and other relevant details.
Both individuals and businesses can usually apply for medical equipment financing. However, the specific requirements and terms may vary between financial institutions and depending on whether the financing is for personal or business use.
As with any type of borrowing, there are risks associated with medical equipment financing. These include the potential for high interest rates and the possibility of falling into debt if you cannot keep up with repayments. It’s essential to fully understand the terms before entering into a financing agreement.
Medical Events does not offer financing directly, but we have partnered with leading financial institutions to provide flexible financing options for our customers. We also provide guidance on what to consider when thinking about medical finance.
For more detailed information on medical equipment financing, you can visit our Finance Page. Additionally, you can contact the financial institutions we’ve partnered with directly for specific queries.