The face to face training is typically 2.5 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of CPR Training. Course time can be reduced for the professional healthcare provider with the successful completion of both the knowledge assessment and practical skills assessment.
Once completed, all students will receive a CPR Quick Guide.
The CPR course provides appropriate training for staff who staff who may require CPR training as recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete the following tasks:
Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
- performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
- performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
- responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
- managed the unconscious breathing casualty
- followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
- followed the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
- Responded to at least one simulated first aid scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
- demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
- provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident