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REMOTE FIRST AID - INCLUDES CPR

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First Aid Courses in Brisbane will provide you the skills and knowledge to provide first aid in a remote or isolated situation some distance from formal medical assistance.

You will learn how to follow the DRSABCD procedures in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC).  During the practical application, you will learn to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR by a single rescuer of 5 cycles both compressions and ventilations on an adult manikin and infant manikin, manage regurgitation or vomiting, manage an unconscious breathing casualty, demonstrate a rotation of operators for compressions and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) following prompts.

You will learn how to manage regurgitation and vomiting, unconsciousness, use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) by following prompts, conduct visual and verbal casualty assessment, use safe manual handling techniques, and provide accurate reporting (verbal and written) of incidents.

During your Brisbane first aid course, you will find out how to manage allergic reactions including anaphylaxis, bleeding, choking and airway obstruction, diabetes, eye and ear injuries, envenomation, fractures, sprains and strains,  abdominal and crush injuries, diabetes, cardiac arrests, seizures, epilepsy and febrile convulsions, drownings, head, neck and spine injuries, the use of arm slings, bandages and immobilisation, poisoning and respiratory distress including asthma and shock.

Your training will cover learning about state and territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures regarding CPR, guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies, and first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law, first aid, safe work practices and minimising risks and hazards, infection control and the legal aspects of a workplace and community relating to duty of care, respectful behaviour, consent including from parents and guardians, privacy and confidentiality and debriefing. You will also learn about dealing with a child casualty and the psychological impacts that are to be managed.

You will learn basic anatomy as it relates to breathing, the chest cavity, response and consciousness, airway, skeletal abnormalities and appropriate first aid for specified conditions and in dealing with children.

There will be practical exercises to demonstrate what is being learned and contextualised to suit a student’s remote and/or isolated situation. This will include management of options for transporting the casualty, preparing supplies for  contingencies, how to identify and prepare areas for safe evacuation including aero-medivac, how to access emergency response services, communications systems available in remote settings, priorities of managing life threatening conditions and taking account of geographic features such as desert, alpine, rural/remote and tropics.

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.

  • HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site

  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

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 CPR courses in Brisbane 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

Practical scenarios and performance tasks:

  • 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 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)
  • Manage a casualty with hyperthermia
  • Simulated scenario – First aid response in a remote site (plan and prepare for a remote trip, conduct a basic triage, coordinate an evacuation)
  • Complete a planning and equipment checklist

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