HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid

Description:
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.

Incorporating the content of units HLTAID003 Provide First Aid, HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support.

Location:
Mackay QLD

Duration:
12 hours face-to-face delivery.

Cost:
$340.00 GST free per participant

Payment method:
Payment can be made by cash, with tax invoice issued on the day.
If payment is made by an employer or company an invoice will be sent after the course for payment

How to Book:
You can book on-line 24 hrs a day by selecting here, or call us (8.30am – 7.00pm Mon-Fri) on 0429230714 or email: info@firstaidadvantage.com.au

Delivery method:
Classroom Face to Face

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) Requirements
Participants will require suitable LLN skills to complete the following tasks/skills:

• Read information from a PowerPoint and whiteboard
• Listen and understand verbal information delivered by an English-speaking trainer
• Complete written incident reports forms in English
• Read and answer a multiple-choice question paper
• Read and answer a short-written answer test
• Listen to instructions of an Automated External Defibrillator where prompts are delivered in English

Prerequisites:
There is no prior learning required for the full course. It is recommended that candidates are 14 in the calendar year they attempt the course. Candidates must also be able to perform CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Assessment procedure:
Assessment is at the end of the course to show the instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation. This will consist of a theory assessment and practical demonstrations.

Requirements for Completion:
100% attendance and participation.

Outcome:
At the successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a statement of attainment valid for 3 years*. *Please note that the CPR component of the training is only valid for 12 months and should be updated annually.
Certificate will be emailed to the student the evening of the course.

Topics covered:

• State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
• ARC Guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
• safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
• infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
• requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
• legal, workplace and community considerations including:
• awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
• duty of care requirements
• respectful behaviour towards a casualty
• own skills and limitations
• consent
• privacy and confidentiality requirements
• importance of debriefing
• considerations when providing first aid including:
• airway obstruction due to body position
• appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
• appropriate use of an AED
• chain of survival
• standard precautions
• how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
• principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios:
• 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
• unconsciousness
• basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
• how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
• chest
• response/consciousness
• upper airway and effect of positional change
• considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions
• Bag-valve-mask ventilation
• assessed vital signs (respirations, pulse and temperature)
• communicated effectively with a first aid team providing direction and coordination of other first aiders
• post-incident debrief and evaluation
• conducted a basic triage for multiple casualty incident
• procedures when providing first aid to children
• emergency childbirth
• head, neck and spinal injuries