||This unit incorporates the content of units:
- HLTAID001 – Provide CPR
- HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
- HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid
||To equip participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical application to competently administer emergency first aid, as well as the treatment of other illnesses and injuries in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
||Provide First Aid has both practical and theoretical elements, where participants demonstrate procedures of techniques used and exhibit the necessary knowledge on administering First Aid in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and the Health Training Package. Alternative assessments can be made (eg. Oral).
- Legal Issues
- Chain of Survival
- Awareness of an AED (Defibrillator)
- DRSABCD of resuscitation
- Demonstrations and practice on manikins
- Choking methods
- Practical and theoretical assessment
- First aid hygiene
- Trauma management
- Medical Emergencies
- Bites and stings
- Manual Handling
||This course can be conducted in one of two ways at the discretion of the client:
- A 6 hour course or
- A short course covering all practical components with online component.
||The ARC recommends HLTAID002 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support and HLTAID003 – Provide First Aid be renewed three years from the completion date. ARC recommends unit HLTAID001 – Provide CPR be renewed every 12 months.