HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Award issued

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

It is recommended this unit be renewed every 3 years in line with industry standards. 

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Course Fees

Course fees are listed on enrolment. For group bookings enquiry via email or phone to allow us to offer a discount. 

Our obligation to you

We are required to provide clear evidence to enable you to decide if this course is suitable for you. This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. 

Target Audience

This course is developed for to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Prerequisite & Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course. Must be able to physically fit and able to complete 2 minutes of unassisted CPR on a manikin.

Course Duration (depending on class numbers)

Option 1 Full Course = 8 hours face-to-face training

Option 2 Flexible delivery = Pre-course study (online work book) and 6 hours face-to-face training

To qualify for a refresher course, you must have a copy of your current certificate to bring to the training session.

Certificate & Qualification issued

HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Including -

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

ASSESSMENT - THEORY - Multi choice question paper

You will be assessed on:

State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures:

ARC guidelines for provision of CPR and first aid to infants, children and adults

Guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies

Safe work practices to minimise the risk and potential hazards

First aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law

Infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions

Requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

Awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following and emergency situation, including the psychological impact on children

Duty of care requirements

Respectful behavior towards a casualty

Own skills and limitations

Consent, including situations in which parental/caregiver consent is required

Privacy and confidentiality requirements

Importance of debriefing

Considerations when providing first aid including:

Airway obstruction due to body position

Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR

Appropriate use of an AED, including placement of pads for adults and children aged older than 8 years old

Specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with pediatric capability, pediatric voltage and use of pediatric pads

Chain of survival

Standard precautions

How to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty

Principles and procedures for application of first aid management of the following scenarios:

Abdominal injuriesAllergic reactions

Anaphylaxis, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of adrenaline auto injectors

Asthma, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of bronchodilators

Basic care of a wound

Bleeding control

Burns

Cardiac conditions, including chest pains

Choking and airway obstructions

Crush injuries

Diabetes

Dislocations

Drowning

Envenomation

Environment impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke

Eye and ear injuries

Febrile convulsions

Fractures

Head, neck and spinal injuries

Minor skin injuries

Needle stick injuries

Poisoning and toxic substances

Respiratory distress

Seizures, including epilepsy

Shock

Soft tissue injuries, including sprains and strains

Stroke

Unconsciousness

Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:

How to recognise a person is not breathing normally

Chest

Infant respiratory systems and implications for provision of CPR

Basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implications for provision of first aid

Normal clinical values for children

Response/consciousness

Upper airway and effect of positional change

ASSESSMENT - PRACTICAL

Physical demonstrations (skills)

The simulated assessment environments will reflect the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment. Skills must be demonstrated by the student working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess students' skills and knowledge.

It's important that students have knowledge of the content of this course. The assessable practical skills are listed below.

You will be assessed on performing first aid scenario and task demonstrations for:

1. Infant CPR

2. Adult/child CPR & defibrillation

3. Anaphylaxis & autoinjector

4. Asthma & medication

5. Written incident report

6. Choking

7. Head injury

8. Turning a casualty on his/her side

9. Bleeding control & shock

10. PIT for snake/spider bite

11. Rice for sprain

12. Bandage & sling for fracture

13. Seizure

14. Poisoning

15. Verbal reporting, debriefing and evaluating

Student handbook / written agreement / course fees, refunds and payment terms

If you are completing this course, please download the student agreement to ensure that you are aware of your rights and obligations. You can access the student written agreement by clicking here.


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