First Aid

Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID001 - Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

This unit of competency 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, include community and workplace settings.

Costs

  • Member Cost $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost $80.00
  • Non Member Cost $100.00
For information regarding training at other Ceputec Campuses or additional training dates please contact Ceputec.

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Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites.

Duration & Delivery

4 hours - half day.  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and ina practical area.  The location is either at Ceputec campuses or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The skill and knowledge described here relate specifically to performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and do NOT address other aspects of resuscitation, life support or first aid.

Required Skills

The participant must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the identified work role.

This includes knowledge of:

  • Awareness of stress management techniques and available support.
  • Basic anatomy and physiology relating to performing CPR.
  • Chain of survival.
  • Duty of care requirements.
  • How to access ambulance/medical assistance and /or emergency response support.
  • Infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions.
  • Need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful.
  • Own skills and limitations.
  • Privacy and confidentiality requirements.
  • Procedures for performing CPR.
  • Relevant workplace hazards
Assessment

Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and a child manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
Participate in a first aid scenario involving the use of an EAD.
Complete a casualty report.
Complete a theory assessment.

Participants Requirments

Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.

Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID002 - Provide basic emergency life support.

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Costs

  • Member Cost $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost $187.00
  • Non Member Cost $250.00
For information regarding training at other Ceputec Campuses or additional training dates please contact Ceputec.

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Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites.

Duration & Delivery

8 Hours - 1 day.  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at Ceputec campuses or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The skills and knowledge described here enable a first aider to provide an initial response to an emergency in line with practiced actions and Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and/or state/territory regulations, legislation and policies and accepted industry guidelines.

Required Skills

There must be demonstrated evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks at least once in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, ARC guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • assessed airway, breathing and responsiveness of casualty
  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and an infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted. placed on the floor, demonstrating the following techniques on each:
    • checking for response and normal breathing
    • recognising abnormal breathing
    • opening and clearing the airway
  • using correct hand location, compression depth rate in line with the ARC recommended ratio of compressions and ventilations
  • acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • following single rescuer procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compression.
  • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • applied first aid procedures for the following conditions:
    • allergic reactions
    • anaphylaxis
    • asthma
    • cardiac arrest
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • severe bleeding
    • shock
  • provided an accurate verbal report of the incident
  • responded to at least one simulated emergency scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting.
Assessment
  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and an infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
  • Participate in at least two first aid scenarios, one involving the use of an AED
  • Complete a casualty report
  • Complete a theory assessment
Participants Requirments

Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.

Provide First Aid

HLTAID003 - Provide first aid.

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, include community and workplace settings.

Upcoming Dates

Starting Location Member Cost Assoc. Member Cost Full Fee Materials
27-Feb-20 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol
25-Mar-20 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol
22-Apr-20 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol
21-May-20 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol
18-Jun-20 Brunswick Vic $0.00 $187.00 $250.00 $0.00 Enrol

For information regarding training at other Ceputec Campuses or additional training dates please contact Ceputec.

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Prerequisites

This unit has no prerequisites.

Duration & Delivery

16 hours - 2 days.  All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area.  The location is either at Ceputec campuses or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

Required Skills

There must be demonstrated evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks at least once in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk
  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • assessed airway, breathing and responsiveness of casualty
  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted. The manikin placed on the floor, demonstrating the following techniques on each:
    • checking for response and normal breathing
    • recognising abnormal breathing
    • opening and clearing the airway
    • using correct hand location, compression depth rate in line with the ARC recommended ratio of compression and ventilation
    • acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
    • following single rescuer procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compression
    • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • conducted a verbal secondary survey
  • applied first aid procedures for the following:
    • allergic reactions
    • anaphylaxis
    • asthma
    • basic wound care
    • severe bleeding
    • burns
    • cardiac arrest
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • convulsions
    • envenomation (using pressure immobilisation)
    • fractures, sprains and strains (using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques)
    • poisoning
    • respiratory distress
    • shock
  • provided an accurate verbal report of the incident
  • responded to at least two simulated emergency scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting.
Assessment
  • Perform CPR on an adult manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted and infant manikin for 2 minutes uninterrupted.
  • Participate in a number of first aid scenario and some involving the use of an AED
  • Complete a casualty report
  • Complete a theory assessment
Participants Requirments

Please note all CPR must be carried out on the floor.

Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID006 - Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID007 - Provide advanced resuscitation

HLTAID008 - Manage first aid services and resources

These units deals with the provision of advanced first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers This unit builds on HLTAID003: Provide First Aid to include additional skills and use of a range of equipment This unit also includes coverage of skills and knowledge in advanced resuscitation techniques. Competency outcomes in advanced resuscitation are to be equivalent to unit: HLTFAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation.

Costs

  • Member Cost $0.00
  • Associated Member Cost $187.00
  • Non Member Cost $250.00
For information regarding training at other Ceputec Campuses or additional training dates please contact Ceputec.

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Prerequisites

Students must have completed HLTAID003 Provide First Aid within the previous 12 months.

Duration & Delivery

16 hours – Two Days. All courses are delivered face to face in a classroom and in a practical area. The location is either at Ceputec campuses or at a specified work location which will be confirmed in the acceptance letter.

Qualification
A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment
Course Structure

Application of these skills and knowledge should be contextualized as required to address specific industry, enterprise or workplace requirements and to address specific risks and hazards and associated injuries

Required Skills

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively do the task outlined in elements and performance criteria of these units, manage the task and manage contingencies in the context of the identified work role.
This includes knowledge of:

  • legal responsibilities and duty of care, including confidentiality
  • basic anatomy (skeleton, muscles, joints, bones), physiology and toxicology
  • ARC Guidelines and/or State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies relating to provision of first aid
  • procedures for dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace
  • infection control principles and procedures, including using standard precautions
  • how to gain access to and interpret material safety data sheets (MSDSs)
  • company/organisation standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • priorities of management in first aid
  • occupational health and safety requirements in the provision of first aid.
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • first aiders' skills and limitations
  • safe storage and handling procedures for pressurised gases
  • advanced resuscitation techniques as per HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
  • First aid management procedures in accordance with ARC Guidelines, state/territory regulations, legislation and policies and organisation requirements for:
    • use of AED, oxygen, bronchodilator
    • spinal care
    • management of anaphylactic shock reaction
    • use of analgesic gases
  • Incident management procedures:
    • manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods or chemicals
    • basic triage for a multiple casualty incident
    • safe access to the casualty
    • awareness of confined spaces and dangerous places
    • removal of casualty to safe area, if appropriate
    • coordinate activities of other first aiders, if applicable
  • Social issues, especially in particular workplace or community context(s) in which first aid is to be applied, including:
    • importance of debriefing
    • need to be culturally aware, sensitive and respectful
    • confidentiality
    • own skills and limitations
  • Awareness of stress management techniques and available support
    This includes the skills/ability to:
    • Provide Advanced Resuscitation as per HLTAID007
    • 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:
    • adequate infection control procedures
    • consideration of the welfare of the casualty
    • safe manual handling
    • safe storage and handling procedures for pressurised gases
  • Interpret and use listed documents
  • Make prompt and appropriate decisions relating to managing an incident in the workplace
  • Manage specific injuries/illnesses and conditions as identified in the Range Statement for this competency unit
  • Plan an appropriate first aid response in line with established first aid 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
  • Provide assistance with self-medication as per subject's own medication regime and in line with State/Territory legislation, regulations and policies and any available medical/pharmaceutical instructions
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply guidelines and protocols
Assessment

Skills must be demonstrated working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess candidates’ skills and knowledge.
Assessment resources must include:

  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compression and ventilation) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.
  • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compression and ventilation) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
  • performed at least 2 minutes of Bag-valve-mask ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression during a two rescuer procedure on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • adrenaline auto-injector training device
  • Automated External Defibrilator AED training device.
  • bag-valve-mask
  • oropharyngeal airway adjunct
  • oxygen resuscitation system with oxygen cylinder
  • selection of oxygen masks with tubing; nasal cannula, therapy mask, resuscitation mask with oxygen port
  • thermometer
  • suction device
  • eye patch
  • placebo bronchodilator and spacer device
  • roller bandages
  • thermometer
  • triangular bandages
  • workplace first Aid kit
  • workplace injury, trauma and/or illness record, or other appropriate workplace incident report form
  • first aid equipment such as:
    • first aid kit and contents checklist
    • an incident report form
    • relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety First Aid Code of Practice.
Participants Requirments

Nil requirements -all material required is supplied by Ceputec