Provide First Aid (including CPR)

$110.00

Course Overview:

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty/s, the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This First aid course covers adult and child conditions. This is the advised minimum requirement by Workplace Health and Safety Legislation for the workplace first aider. This course was previously known as Senior First Aid.

Duration:

5.5 hours face to face training with pre-course information.

All online learning activities MUST be completed prior to course commencement.

Category:

PROVIDE FIRST AID HLTAID011 & CPR

Description

Covers all the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide first aid responses, life support, management of casualty(ies), at the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Incorporating the content of units HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support.

Provide First Aid
HLTAID011
Pre-Course Reading Required
09:00-2.30
$110.00

Cost

$110 per participant

Group pricing available

Duration/delivery method

5.5 hours face-to-face training with Pre-Course Reading.

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.

Course 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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