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Duration: 1.5 days

 

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID012 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
22556VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

 

This course involves an online eLearning module prior to attending the face to face workshops for practice and assessment.  Includes the separate Asthma and Anaphylaxis VIC competencies.

 

Course Details

BROCHURES

Course Duration

1.5 days

Content

  • Oxygen therapy and application of an AED, including equipment maintenance
  • Clinical assessment in detail
  • Basic anatomy of all body systems
  • Triage
  • Risk assessment
  • Managing all aspects of a first aid room
  • Documentation
  • Planning a response to a major incident
  • Evaluating provision of first aid
  • Eye injuries
  • Lifting and moving of a casualty
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries including use of spine board
  • Overview of childbirth
  • Emotionally disturbed casualties
  • Casualties under the influence of drugs and alcohol
  • Post incident management
  • First aid in the context of the workplace
  • Relevant first aid legislation

Competencies

22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis

22556VIC Course in the Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

VU21658 Manage asthma risks and emergencies in the workplace

VU21800 Provide first aid management of anaphylaxis

VU21801 Develop risk minimisation and risk management strategies for anaphylaxis

Prerequisites

Nil.

Training Materials Provided

First aid publications, bandages, plastic CPR wallet card and dressing pack.

Recommended recertification period

St John Ambulance recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every three years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID001, HLTAID007) are renewed every 12 months. 

Recommended Product/First Aid kits

  • Keyring face shield or face mask
  • Standard or Medium Workplace Kit
  • Automatic external defibrillator
  • Oxygen resuscitation pack
  • Adult silicon resuscitators

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