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Advanced First Aid HLTAID014
Advanced First Aid HLTAID014

Sat, 24 Feb

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Orana Skills Centre

Advanced First Aid HLTAID014

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Time and Location

24 Feb 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEDT

Orana Skills Centre, 9-11 White St, Dubbo NSW 2830, Australia

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About the course

This course contains the knowledge and skills to provide  an advanced first aid response in the event of an  emergency. It is relevant for personnel who may be  required to provide, coordinate and manage a first  aid response across a range of complex situations,  including community and workplace settings.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • 8-hours classroom / face-to-face

Course Content 

This course covers the provision of advanced first aid  response, life support, management of casualties,  the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of  medical or other assistance.

Topics Include:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques 
  • Defibrillation and AED maintenance 
  • Bleeding, fractures, burns and other trauma 
  • Eye and soft tissue injuries 
  • Envenomation / poisoning 
  • Substance abuse (drugs and alcohol) 
  • Hyperthermia and hypothermia 
  • Treatment of minor wounds 
  • Infection control procedures 
  • Management of life-threatening bleeding 
  • Medical conditions (asthma, diabetes) 
  • Assessment of vital signs 
  • Coordinating first aid activities 
  • Triage of multiple casualties 
  • Evaluation of response to critical incidents 
  • Verbal and written reports of the incident 
  • Legislative requirements in first aid 
  • Psychological impacts of first aid incident

Enrolment

Students will need a valid USI Number to enrol. If you do not have a USI, please apply here Get a USI | Unique Student Identifier. If you are unsure what your USI number is, please phone 1300 857 536.

Entry Requirements 

Prior to enrolment in this advanced unit, participants should have previous experience in first aid and have attained HLTAID011 Provide First Aid or higher level unit. Participants  should also have the ability to meet the considerable physical demands of the practical skills. It is  recommended participants have language, literacy and  numeracy skills equivalent to level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). Prior to the start of face-to-face training there may be a short knowledge quiz  to check language, literacy and numeracy, as required.

Assessment Methods 

Progressive assessment throughout the course,  including demonstration of practical skills and written  and oral questions relating to underpinning  knowledge. Note that the provision of CPR must be  demonstrated on the floor.

Award Issued 

A nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment  will be issued to all successful participants issued.

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