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HLTAID012
PROVIDE FIRST AID IN AN EDUCATION & CARE SETTING

This course provides practical training for workers within an education and care setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. 

$160pp

This course provides practical training for workers within an education and care setting to respond to first aid emergencies in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. 

It teaches how to identify illness or injury, access emergency services, safely provide first aid treatment using action plans, equipment and resources, for CPR, defibrillation, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, immobilisation for envenomation, fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, for bleeding and shock and other conditions.

You will learn basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, managing an infant or child with an acute illness, or who requires an immediate ambulance response and conveying incident details to parents, caregivers and emergency services.

The course covers completing incident documentation and debriefing for improvement of response, recognising psychological impacts, talking with children about their emotions and seeking help as required.

Course Content

A comprehensive first aid course covering a range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses.

The course topics include the DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), burns, asthma, anaphylaxis, sprains and strains.

Learning Objectives

This course covers the following:

  • Roles and responsibilities of the first aider

  • The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations

  • Managing unconscious casualties

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)

  • Using a defibrillator (AED)

  • Legal issues in first aid

  • Infection control

  • Diabetes

  • Heart attack

  • Asthma

  • Anaphylaxis

  • Wound and bleeding management

  • Burns

  • Fractures and dislocations

  • Sprains and strains

  • Head and facial injuries

  • Spinal injuries

  • Medical emergencies

  • Choking

  • Abdominal and chest injuries

  • Heat and cold induced conditions

  • Poisoning management

  • Bites and stings

  • Stroke

 

Unit Being Delivered

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course.

  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

  • HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Learning Activities

Delivery of course information and learning activities.

 

Assessment Activities

  • Performance tasks and Practical scenarios

    • Simulated First Aid Scenario – 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 a child

    • 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)

  • Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice questions.

 

Entry Requirements

  • Participants must have the physical capacity to perform the practical demonstrations such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and performing rescue breathing techniques on manikins

  • Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

  • 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.

 

Course Duration

  • Face to Face – 9 hours (minimum) full face to face course

  • Blended delivery – 7 hours (minimum) face to face course with the addition of 2 hour self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course

  • Online Training with Face to Face Assessment - self paced online learning with a scheduled 60 minutes (minimum) face to face practical assessment.

 

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

This certificate has an industry recommended renewal period of 36 months.

Recommended renewal dates for included competencies are listed separately on the certficate. For example CPR is 12 months

 

Course Fees and Payments

  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.

  • Refund and fee protection policy – 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.

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