Gain advanced knowledge and skills to respond to a range of first aid situations.
3 days plus 3-4 hours pre-learning
A practical action plan to follow in an emergency; ‘DRSABCD’
Resuscitation (CPR) on an adult and baby including an overview of defibrillation
How to deal with; choking, burns, bites and stings, sprains and strains, eye irritation, wounds and bleeding, allergic reactions/anaphylaxis, asthma, chest pain, poisons, fractures, dislocations, shock, abdominal injuries, head, neck and spinal injuries, heat and cold induced illnesses
Knowledge of basic anatomy; how the skeletal, respiratory, nervous, lymphatic and circulatory systems work
Advanced techniques such as assessing a casualty, triage, how to lift and move an injured person including the application of cervical collars, use of spine boards, scoop stretchers
- Management of more demanding situations such as drug/alcohol abuse casualties and childbirth
Participants must satisfactorily complete multiple written and practical assessments.
Note: CPR assessment must be completed on the floor.
Participants must have a Provide First Aid qualification, completed within the last six months.
Successful participants will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
Current industry standards state that this course should be updated every three years with the CPR component updated annually.
Onsite (max 18ppl)