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Provide First Aid

Duration:
8 Hours PLUS pre-course workbook

Max Students:
15

Designed for:
Our Provide First Aid training course is designed for First Aiders to manage patient care until the arrival of an Ambulance and how to respond to First Aid emergencies that may happen at home, office or anywhere in daily life.

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Fit to participate declaration
Sufficient language, literacy and numeracy skills to complete the course
Ability to perform CPR on the floor
Enclosed footwear
USI
1 day programme – completion of the pre-course workbook – MANDATORY requirement

Description:
This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty and applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings. This course is taught by highly experienced emergency services instructors who have a strong background in Emergency Medical Response. Many practical exercises are included as part of the training.

Content:

The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:

  • Legal and ethical
  • D-R-S-A-B-C-D
  • Recovery Position
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Chest pain
  • Bleeding
  • Shock
  • Burns
  • Fractures, strains and sprains
  • Bites and stings
  • Environmental illnesses
  • Spinal, head and facial injuries
  • Asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke

Units of Competency

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Assessment:
Assessment of this course is through completion of a pre-course workbook, written and practical assessment which includes 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

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint or the issued learner resource including use of audio-visual material and practical activities.


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