Occupational First Aid
4 days (3 days where all participants already hold HLTAID003 Provide first aid, providing copies to FSA)
Our Occupational First Aid Training Course is designed to train personnel in how to respond to First Aid emergencies where emergency help may be some time away or where as a First Aider you may have to manage the workplace first aid room.
USI Fitness to participate The ability to perform CPR on the floor Enclosed shoes Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
This course takes participants to a higher level of training and is designed for First Aiders to manage patient care until the arrival of an Ambulance during complex incidents and emergencies. Many practical exercises are included as part of the training. This training course involves the completion of 3 full days of training (provided that a First Aid Course has been completed within the last 3 years – Otherwise the duration is 4 days).
Course topics include:
- First Aid overview
- Advanced Resuscitation
- Oxygen Therapy & Resuscitation
- Advanced Airway Management
- Defibrillator Usage
- Spinal Collars & Spine Boards
- Managing a first aid room
- Blood Pressure & Vital Signs
- Eye, Head & Abdominal Injuries
- Recording patient care
- Occupational Illnesses
- Medications & Pharmacology
- Confined Spaces & Workplace Hazards
- Psychological Emergencies
Units of Competency
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
HLTAID008 Manage first aid services and resources
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Assessment of this course is through written and practical assessments which include the observation of students participating in a range of first aid scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
Classroom based theory via PowerPoint presentation and / or the issued learner resource including use of audio visual material and practical activities and scenarios using first aid equipment and resources.
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