HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

Description:
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
HLTAID001 Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised Oxygen & AED equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

Incorporating the content of unit HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Location:
Mackay QLD

Duration:
4 hours face-to-face delivery.

Cost:
$120.00 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 12 months. 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
• guidelines of Australian national peak clinical bodies
• safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
• infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
• requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
• legal, workplace or community considerations including:
• awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
• capabilities of emergency management services
• consent
• duty of care requirements
• importance of debriefing
• legal requirements of administration of medication and the rights and responsibilities of the First Aider in the workplace regarding medication
• own skills and limitations
• privacy and confidentiality requirements
• respectful behaviour towards a casualty
• considerations when performing resuscitation including:
• airway obstruction due to body position
• appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
• appropriate use of an AED
• assessment and interpretation of vital signs (respirations, temperature and pulse)
• benefits, contraindications and complications with the use of an oropharyngeal airway
• chain of survival
• how to conduct a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment
• standard precautions
• considerations when providing supplementary oxygen, including:
• benefits, contraindications and complications of providing oxygen to a casualty and of providing suction during the application of advanced resuscitation techniques
• complications with the use of a bag-valve-mask device and suitable strategies to minimise these
• selection and operation of oxygen masks and other appropriate delivery devices
• basic anatomy, physiology and toxicology as it relates to the provision of advanced resuscitation, including:
• basic electrical activity associated with normal and abnormal heart rhythm
• how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
• relevant organs of the cardio pulmonary system and their operation
• response/level of consciousness
• upper airway and effect of positional change
• methods for cleaning, replenishing, recharging and maintaining resuscitation and oxygen equipment including:
• actions to rectify problems
• procedures to ensure operational readiness
• storage, cleaning, decontamination and safe disposal of consumables
• troubleshooting to identify minor and major faults
• provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
• selected and inserted an oropharyngeal airway adjunct
• administered oxygen to an unconscious/conscious casualty, including:
• selected and prepared correct oxygen equipment
• administered oxygen safely at correct flow rate
• monitored and coordinated maintenance of resuscitation equipment
• dismantling
• storage
• disposal
• cleaning and decontamination
• checking and diagnosis of faults
• located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures