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Course Details

Cost

$500.00 per person

Prerequisite

Participants will be required to kneel whilst performing CPR and breathe into a manikin via a pocket mask.

Duration

30 hours (4 days)

Assessment

Competency based including practical and written assessments.

Verification Validity

3 Years

Annual Provide Advanced Resuscitation re-accreditation is highly recommended and may be a requirement in some workplaces.

This course, known as Occupational First Aid follows the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines for provision of First Aid. It aims to provide participants with the knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage the first aid resources within a workplace and provide an effective response to first aid incidents.

Incorporating the Unit of Competence:

  • HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation
  • HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID008 Manage First Aid Services and Resources

The topics include but are not limited to:

  • Legal issues and requirements
  • DRSABCD
  • CPR (resuscitation)
  • Debriefing/welfare
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Oropharyngeal airways
  • Bag valve mask
  • Use of supplementary oxygen
  • Maintenence of resuscitation equipment
  • Casualty assessments
  • Trauma management
  • Minor injuries
  • Medical Illnesses
  • Manual handling
  • Triage
  • Risk assessments and legislation relating to first aid in the workplace
  • Coordination of first aid rooms and resources in the workplace