Advanced First Aid & Resuscitation

ADVANCED FIRST AID & RESUSCITATION

DESCRIPTION

This program provides the skills, knowledge and training required to provide an advanced first aid response and resuscitation in a range of situations, including in the home, workplace or within the community, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

- HLTAID006 - Provide Advanced First Aid

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Respond to an emergency situation
2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
3. Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
4. Communicate details of the incident
5. Evaluate the incident and own performance


The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.

- HLTAID007 - Provide Advanced Resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:

1. Respond to an emergency situation
2. Perform advanced resuscitation
3. Communicate details of the incident
4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.