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Learning and retention of emergency first aid skills in a violent, developing South African township


Community members in developing areas can effectively learn first responder training, and skill decay afterwards is not continuous. It is critical that training be done in the trainees' primary language, even if they speak other languages fluently. Making first responder training obligatory for employees and students may be an effective way to generate first responders.

  • Pre-hospital care
  • education
  • global health
  • emergency ambulance systems
  • first responders
  • care systems
  • major incident planning
  • emergency care systems
  • emergency departments

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