PROVIDE ADVANCED RESUSCITATION

Course summary sheet FA12

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS TO USE OXYGEN IN RESUSCITATION, TO PROVIDE SUPPLEMENTAL OXYGEN FOR A BREATHING CASUALTY AND TO OPERATE OXYGEN EQUIPMENT AS PART OF FIRST AID

Course Code:

HLTAID007

Course Title:

Provide advanced resuscitation

Course Currency Status:

Current

Certification issued:

Statement of Attainment: HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation.

Certificate valid:

1 year. This is specified by the Code of Practice –First Aid in the Workplace.

An annual update of resuscitation (CPR) skills is recommended by Australian Resuscitation Council and specified by the Code of Practice –First Aid in the Workplace.

Mode of Delivery:

Blended learning: Face-to-face in classroom environment and pre-learning.

Duration:

One day for face-to-face (approximately 6 to 7 hours, including meal break).

Estimated time to complete pre-learning: 2to 4hours depending on student skill level. Workbook exercises and theory component of the assessment makes up the pre-course homework that is requiredto be completed prior to attending.

Assessments:

Written, practical and scenario-based assessments.

Who should attend:

This course covers skills and knowledge required to perform an emergency first aid response in a work setting in line with the ARC (Australian Resuscitation Council) guidelines.

All businesses in Australia have to provide a safe workplace for all employees, visitors and contractors. This course is designed to provide necessary knowledge and skills to use oxygen in resuscitation, to provide supplemental oxygen for a breathing casualty and to operate oxygen equipment as part of first aid. Further first aid training, such as HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid, HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources, (HLTSS00027 – Occupational First Aid Skill Set) may be required to meet those obligations in case of an accident and or injury to anyone on your premises.

Prerequisites:

Although there are no prerequisites for undertaking this course, please note that all pre-course homework must be completed prior to attending.

Note that the Learner will need to meet the required ACSF levels and Foundation Skills requirements to successfully complete the course.

It is important to note that the HLTAID competency standards do require a level of physical ability to meet the evidence requirements for assessment. Due to the potential risk to health and safety it is important to note that learners must be able to perform at least 4minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor. These standards relate to the level of performance required to provide resuscitation and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life.

Elements:

Respond to an Emergency Situation;

  • Recognise an emergency situation.
  • Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others.
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for advanced resuscitation response.
  • Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required.

Perform Advanced Resuscitation;

  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with ARC guidelines.
  • Provide supplemental oxygen.
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible.
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible.
  • Monitor casualty condition and rectify issues preventing adequate treatment.

Coordinate Details of the Incident;

  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services.
  • Report details of incident in line with organisational policies.
  • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies.

Evaluate the Incident and own performance;

  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents.
  • Participate in debriefing to address individual needs.
  • Check, maintain and clean equipment ready for future use.

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