HLTAID003 Provide first aid

This Nationally Recognised Unit of Competency, HLTAID003 Provide first aid course will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide a First Aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

The course is delivered face to face in a classroom setting with the option of an additional online pre-learning workbook prior to the face to face.

Learning Objectives

 

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

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 two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
  • Conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
  • Demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • Post-incident debrief and evaluation
  • Provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident

Applied first aid procedures for the following:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding control
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • Fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Shock

 

Statement of Attendance
A Statement of Attendance will also be issued to all participants who attend the MED Response Pty Ltd First Aid course.

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Participants will be issued with STOP the BLEED international certification issued by the American College of Surgeons, Committee on Trauma as part of this program.

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