HLTAID002: PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT

RTOID 22577

This course will provide you skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a range of situations, including within community, workplace or home until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

**Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor. **

One or two days

  • Learn First Aid – learn what to do, when and how
  • Legal , workplace and community considerations
  • Covers a broad range of First Aid techniques
  • Includes CPR
  • Unconscious breathing person
  • Unconscious non-breathing person (CPR)
  • Application of a Defibrillator
  • Review of First Aid kits
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis Basic care of a wound
  • Bleeding control Burns Cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Dislocations
  • Drowning
  • Envenomation
  • Environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • Eye and ear injuries, fractures, febrile convulsions
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries , minor skin injuries
  • Needle stick injuries, poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures, including epilepsy
  • Shock
  • Soft tissue injuries, including strains and, sprains
  • Stroke

Participants should have numeracy and literacy skills equivalent to level 2 of the National Reporting System.

Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge.

Participants who successfully complete the course will be issued with the nationally recognized statement of attainment Recertification The recommended industry standard to maintain current competency is for this course to be updated every 3 years with the CPR module to be refreshed every 12 months