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HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

HLTAID007   | Provide Advanced Resuscitation

Man practices first aid in a Senior First Aid Course

This is a very interesting and challenging course is suitable for all First Aiders looking to improve their skills and those that must have this qualification for their employment. An example may be a workplace First Responder, Rescue Diver, Dive Master, Outdoor recreation workers, Life Guards

 

Course details

Purpose:
This unit deals with the provision of advanced first aid resuscitation techniques, life support, and management of casualty(s), until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers
Course Format: 5 to 8 hours face-to-face training

Assessment: practical continuous assessments during face-to-face and a short theory exam.

Qualification issued:
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
Recertification recommended every 12 months

Students who successfully completed this qualification may be eligible for entry into further study such as:
Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

Certification:
Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment: HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
Certificate valid for 12 months as per industry standard. A refresher course is recommended every 12 months

Students who successfully completed this qualification may be eligible for entry into further study such as:
Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Standards: The course complies with policy advice from the Australian Resuscitation Council

Practical Topics covered

  • Administer oxygen
  • Suction
  • defibrillation
  • Safe Manual handling procedures
  • Complete a first aid report

Other Topics covered

This includes knowledge of:
• First aid management procedures in accordance with ARC Guidelines, State/Territory
regulations, legislation and policies and organisation requirements for equipment and
conditions identified in the Range Statement and including:
- use of bag valve mask device, AED, oxygen therapy equipment, manual and oxygen
powered suction, and oropharyngeal airways

Ability to:

  • Administer oxygen in line with state/territory regulations, legislation and policies and any available medical/pharmaceutical instructions
  • Apply appropriate resuscitation techniques, including use of:
    - oxygen in resuscitation and oxygen therapy
    - bag valve mask resuscitation device
    - AED
    - mechanical and oxygen powered suction devices
    - oropharyngeal airways
  • Call an ambulance and/or medical assistance according to relevant circumstances and report casualty’s condition
  • Communicate effectively and assertively and show leadership in an incident
  • Comply with OHS legislation
  • Conduct an initial casualty assessment
  • Demonstrate the application of first aid principles
  • Demonstrate:
    - assembly of the bag valve mask resuscitation device
    - effective use of the bag valve mask device on a manikin
    - selection and use of an oropharyngeal airway
    - correct selection and operation of oxygen masks and cannulae
    - provision of oxygen to a bag valve mask device
    - provision of supplemental oxygen to a breathing patient
    - correct selection and operation of suction catheters and devices
    - safe manual handling
    - adequate infection control procedures
    - consideration of the welfare of the casualty
    - safe storage and handling procedures for pressurised gases and battery operated
    equipment
  • Incorporate the use of all equipment into effective treatment of illness/injuries specified
  • Plan an appropriate first aid response in line with established principles,
    policies and procedures, ARC Guidelines and/or State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies and industry requirements and respond appropriately to contingencies in line with own skills
  • Prepare a written incident report or provide information to enable preparation of an
    incident report
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply instructions, guidelines and protocols

Registration details

Contact Directions Health on (02) 94863120 during business hours for further questions or enrol online

 


Private lessons can be arranged. Please phone for details.