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Advanced First Aid Course

HLTAID014   | Provide Advanced First Aid

Man practices first aid in a Senior First Aid Course

This very interesting and challenging course is suitable for all First Aiders looking to improve their skills and those that must have this qualification for their employment. An example may be a workplace First Responder

Challenging situations, such as multiple casualty incidents, having to move or extricate casualties, or treating potentially fatal illnesses and injuries are high risk. It is imperative that training occurs to be able to know what to do when confronted with a real-life incident. 

Course details

Purpose:This course provides practical simulated real-life situations to learn and gain the confidence to coordinate and manage a response and provide advanced first aid in line with legal, community and workplace considerations, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies until emergency services arrive.

Instruction on basic first aid and CPR will be provided, as well as treatments specific to advanced conditions, such as hypothermia or hyperthermia, head, neck and spinal injuries, using tourniquets and haemostatic dressings for life-threatening bleeding, and managing a casualty in shock.

The course covers recording casualty condition, completing workplace incident documentation and debriefing for recognising areas for improvement, psychological impacts, and seeking help as required.

Course Format:  Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time 6 Hours with additional online pre-course workbook

Certificate issued:
The following units will be included in your certificate:
HLTAID014 - Provide Advanced First Aid
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID010 - Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

Physical 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

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.

Standards: The course complies with policy advice from the Australian Resuscitation Council

ASSESSMENT

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks

ASSESSMENT – PRACTICAL

Performance tasks and practical scenarios:
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 adult CPR 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)
Simulated First Aid Scenario - Manage a casualty with a life-threatening bleed
Complete a first aid incident report form based on the life-threatening bleed first aid scenario
Coordinate a multiple casualty incident

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

Student written agreement:

If you are completing this course, please download the student agreement to ensure that you are aware of your rights and obligations.  You can access the student written agreement by clicking here.

Certificate Renewal
It is recommended this unit be renewed every 36 months in line with industry standards. Locate the most current training package at training.gov.au 

Contact Directions Health on (02) 94863120 during business hours for further questions or enrol online

 


Private,group and on-site lessons can be arranged. Please phone for details.