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ADVANCED FIRST AID - INCLUDES CPR

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This unit will give you the skills and knowledge to provide advanced first aid.

You will learn about assessing a first aid situation and then calling for help.  You will cover, assessment and triage and monitoring of the casualty, managing the incident and other first aiders or helpers, prioritising actions and overseeing the deployment of resources and equipment.

Your course covers performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) according to the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines for single and multiple operators. It also covers operating equipment such as an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) following manufacturer’s guidelines.

You will learn a wide range of treatments and management procedures for casualties with many different medical and injury emergencies.  You will cover how to apply the first aid principles in relation to casualty management, regulation and legislation relating to consent, privacy and confidentiality, duty of care and workplace practices. You will learn infection control and management priorities for first aid situations.

As the role is often a leadership role, you will learn about managing effective communication to medical assistance, emergency services, other people at the scene and other first aiders.  This will include recording and reporting verbally and using documentation, giving instructions, reassuring the casualty and keeping them informed, as well as coordination of the overall incident.

Our Brisbane first aid course will also cover post incident debriefing and reporting and the role of managing the psychological impacts on self and others of the incident.

You will learn basic anatomy as it relates to breathing, the chest cavity, response and consciousness, airway, skeletal abnormalities and appropriate first aid for specific medical conditions.

There will be practical exercises to demonstrate what is being learned.

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd – RTO 90909.

  • HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION PRIOR TO ENROLMENT

COURSE FEES & PAYMENT

Group/company bookings only.  For group/company bookings, please contact us for a free quote on 1300 707 677

Refund and fee protection policy, including cooling-off period – please refer to the Student Handbook

Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

COURSE DURATION

•    Option 1:  Face to Face – 16 hours (minimum) full face to face course
•    Option 2:  Online Training with Face to Face Assessment – 6 hours (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course

Important information regarding course durations:

The duration of the course mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at a A Training training facility.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

Online study: Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  These are detailed in the sections following.

CERTIFICATE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the CPR component every 12 months.

WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement will be required as part of this course.

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please refer to the Student Handbook for all details relating to your rights and responsibilities.

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?

LEARNING ACTIVITIES

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (incl. the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the adult CPR simulated first aid scenario
  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Manage a casualty with asthma
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/ funnel-web spider bite)
  • Simulated First Aid Scenario – Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed
  • Complete a first aid incident report form based on the life-threatening bleed first aid scenario
  • Coordinate a multiple casualty incident

Theory assessment: A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions.