Overview:
This course deals with the provision of advanced first aid resuscitation techniques, life support and management of casualty(s), until the arrival of medical or other assistance, and provision of support to other providers.

Units of Competency:

  • HLTAID007  Provide Advanced Resuscitation

Course Content:

  • Prepare resuscitation equipment ready for use
  • Apply bag and mask resuscitation technique
  • Attach and operate an AED
  • Administer oxygen
  • Operate suction equipment
  • Restore and maintain equipment ready for future use

Duration:

6 hours classroom training and assessment.

Who Should Attend:

This course is appropriate for those people who have completed HLTAID003 and wish to advance their knowledge in first aid.

It also targets people who are workplace first aiders who wishes to advance their knowledge, volunteer first aiders for sporting groups and people who are working/living in remote areas without immediate medical assistance.

Pre-Requisites:

HTLAID003 Provide First Aid

Students must be 16 years or older

Course Support Materials Provided:

Course notes

First aid manual

Training Methods:

The course will be presented by group discussion, role plays, video, syndicate exercise, action plan development, case studies, practical exercises, lecture and report writing. The course is interactive and practical.

Course Assessment:

The assessment criteria for this course will be based on both informal and formal processes (as per  Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF) requirements for competency based training).

The assessment methods used during the course will be:

Multiple choice quiz

Progressive practical assessment

Award:

Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

HTLAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation

Recertification:

Valid for 1 year from the completion date. Annual refreshers recommended to maintain current CPR and advanced skills.

Notes:

Due to the practical components of the course, participants are advised to wear comfortable casual attire.

The units of competency are nationally recognised and are registered on the National Training Information Service website www.training.gov.au