This nationally recognised course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. There are legislated requirements in each state in relation to this training. These requirements will be documented in each states approved code of practice for first aid.
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Fitness to participate declaration
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
The ability to perform CPR on the floor
This course provides participants with the confidence and competence required to perform CPR on an unconscious casualty. The training course is taught according to the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course takes personnel through both the theory of why we do CPR and many practical exercises that emphasise the 'how' we perform CPR.
The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:
- Assess the incident scene
- Conduct D-R-S-A-B-C-D
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques
- Roll patient into recovery position
- Handover to Medical personnel
- Manage a choking patient
CITB Funding SA courses only (Total cost with valid membership is $35). To enrol into a CITB funded course, please contact the SA Training Coordinator on 1800 655 510 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unit of Competency
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Assessment of this course is through written and practical assessment including the observation of students carrying out a range of scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
Classroom theory via PowerPoint or the issued learner resource including use of audio-visual material and practical activities.
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