This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help. The training will be conducted over a period of 8 hours including both theory and practical components
Unit of Competency
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
Assessing an emergency situation – Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines – Airway and breathing management – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques (CPR) – First Aid management of the unconscious casualty – Management of heart conditions – Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds – Allergic reactions and asthma – Control of external bleeding and shock – Management of near drowning – Hyperthermia and hypothermia – Burns and electric shock – Eye and soft tissue injuries – Venomous bites and stings – Fractures and spinal injuries – Head, chest and abdominal injuries – Assessment and movement of the sick and Injured – Recording vital signs – Communication details of an Incident – Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical Incidents
Assessment of knowledge will be conducted by use of a workbook and verbal questioning. Participants will also be required to demonstrate competence through a range of practical activities.
To enquire and/or book your place in the Provide First Aid training, call 1300 666 101 (Monday to Friday – 7.00am – 4.30pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.org