$110.00

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (including CPR)


Description: Covers all the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide first aid responses, life support, management of casualty(ies), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.  Incorporating the content of units HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support (there is no need to also book a seat in a CPR course).

Cost: $110 per participant / Group pricing available

Time: 5.5 hours face-to-face training with some pre-course study.


Description

Covers all the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide first aid responses, life support, management of casualty(ies), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.  Incorporating the content of units HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support.


Cost

$110 per participant

Group pricing available


Duration/delivery method

5.5 hours face-to-face training with some pre-course study.

Or, minimum of 8 hours face-to-face training.


Prerequisites

Nil

 

Assessment procedure

Assessment is at the end of the course to show the instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation.

This will consist of a theory assessment and practical demonstrations.

 

Outcome

At the successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a statement of attainment valid for 3 years*.

*Please note that the CPR component of the training is only valid for 12 months and should be updated annually.

 

Topics covered

Explain the legal and social responsibilities of a first aider

Determine first aid facilities and training requirements

Assess an emergency situation

Administer first aid for:

  • minor wounds applying infection control procedures
  • burns and electric shock
  • eye and soft tissue injuries
  • venomous bites and stings and allergic reactions
  • spinal injuries and fracture

Manage a casualty:

  • with external bleeding
  • suffering from shock
  • suffering drowning/near drowning
  • suffering head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • suffering temperature extremes

Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty

Operation of an AED

Determine principles for the assessment and movement of the sick and injured and first aid reporting requirements 

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I need to book into a First Aid Course. What do I need to do?

Select the best date available from our Booking calendar. Make payment via our secure website. You will then receive an email with your instructions to commence your pre-course study. Or phone our Sunshine Coast First Aid Training Centre on 07 5438 8888.

What does the course include?

  • Coloured first aid manual
  • Email copy of your certificate when competent
  • Coloured A4 certificate and plastic wallet card
  • Web based verfication system to authenticate your award

HLTAID003 What skills and knowledge will I get from this course

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Responded to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate‚Äôs workplace/community setting, including:
  • conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident
  • Applied first aid procedures for the following:
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • bleeding control
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • shock

 

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
  • ARC Guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
  • safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • legal, workplace and community considerations including:
  • need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing
  • considerations when providing first aid including:
  • airway obstruction  due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • standard precautions and infection control
  • principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:
  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reactions
  • anaphylaxis
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • cold and crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact (including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke)
  • epilepsy
  • eye and ear injuries
  • fractures
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress, including asthma and other respiratory conditions
  • seizures
  • severe allergic and anaphylactic reactions
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries
  • unconsciousness, abnormal breathing or not breathing
  • basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
  • absence of normal breathing
  • anatomy of the external chest
  • physiology relating to response/consciousness
  • upper airway anatomy and effect of positional change
  • anatomy and physiology considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions

HLTAID003 How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

Multiple choice questions - knowledge assessment

Respond to these performance tasks:

  • Choking with airway obstruction
  • Unconscious breathing casualty
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Snake or funnel web spider bite
  • Sprains and fractures
Respond to these simulated emergency scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult and an infant
  • Anaphylaxis (allergic reaction)
  • Breathing difficulties - Asthma

 

Please note: CPR must be demonstrated on the floor for 2 minutes

Is there any latex in the manikins?

Resuscitation manikins are latex free.

Are your CPR and Provide First Aid classes the same as St Johns and Red Cross?

We run the same government and workplace-accredited classes as organisations such as St John and Red Cross. Our training programs are nationally recognised and we are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO90909). 

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