Learn advanced first aid skills and resuscitation techniques so you can manage a wide range of first aid situations and scenarios.
4 days plus 3-4 hours pre-work
A practical action plan to follow in an emergency; ‘DRSABCD’
Resuscitation (CPR) on an adult and baby
How to deal with; choking, burns, bites and stings, sprains and strains, eye irritation, wounds and bleeding, allergic reactions/anaphylaxis, asthma, chest pain, poison, 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, 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 and scoop stretchers
Management of more demanding situations such as drug/alcohol abuse casualties and childbirth
Use of specialised equipment: a defibrillator (AED), Oxygen Delivery Systems, how to insert Oropharyngeal Airway, training on soft bag resuscitation and mechanical resuscitation
Participants must satisfactorily complete multiple written and practical assessments
Note: CPR assessment must be completed on the floor.
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
- HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
Current industry standards state that this course should be updated every three years with the CPR component updated annually.
Onsite (max 18ppl) RRP $3,620.00
Public Course (NSW) RRP $370.00