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HLTAID014 – Provide Advanced First Aid

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  • Course level: All Levels
  • Categories First Aid Courses
  • Duration 6h 30m
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update 22/11/2021

Description

Nationally Accredited Course

Provide Advanced First Aid is appropriate for people who work in high-risk areas, act as first aiders to larger facilities or groups, or work in areas where help may be delayed or have difficulty accessing casualties. This course covers a broad range of advanced skills and provides you with high-level skills in management of large incidents, major trauma, sudden cardiac arrest, emotionally disturbed and drug affected casualties.

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Mapping:

  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid (superseded HLTAID006 Provide Advanced First Aid)

Assessment is through a combination of practical first aid activities and a written test paper. You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.

Pre-requisites:

Participants must have basic computer skills and access to a reliable computer with internet and email access. As an assessment requirement of the HLTAID009 unit, participants must be able to perform at least 2 minutes (5 cycles) of CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin that is placed on the floor.

Course Outline

  • Major trauma management
  • Triage
  • Use of spine boards and stretchers
  • Managing emotionally disturbed casualties
  • Pulse, blood pressure and pupil reactions
  • Medications
  • Clinical assessments
  • Pain management
  • Body systems
  • Drug and alcohol affected casualties
  • DRSABCD action plan
  • Infection control
  • Automated external defibrillation (AED)
  • Soft bag resuscitation
  • Oropharyngeal airways
  • Suction equipment
  • Post incident stress management

Course Code: HLTAID014

Course Title: Provide Advanced First Aid

Mode of Delivery: e-Learning plus face-to-face classroom training and assessment

Duration

  • Complete E-Learning, and
  • 2-day attendance for practical assessment, or
  • 4-day face to face training sessions available

Course Format : This is a blended course with self-paced online learning (e-Learning) and face-to-face training. Before attending the face-to-face training, students need to complete their e-Learning, which can be done in one sitting or over several sessions.

Unit Of Competency

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide an advanced first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Elements and Performance Criteria :

Elements describe the essential outcomes. Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

  1. Respond to an emergency situation.
    • 1.1. Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
    • 1.2. Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
    • 1.3. Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response.
    • 1.4. Deploy resources to appropriate locations as required in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
    • 1.5. Seek assistance from emergency services.
  2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
    • 2.1. Perform single-rescuer or two-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the ARC guidelines and availability of rescuers.
    • 2.2. Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.
    • 2.3. Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
    • 2.4. Obtain consent from casualty where possible.
    • 2.5. Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible.
    • 2.6. Operate first aid and ancillary equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions.
    • 2.7. Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles.
  3. Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance.
    • 3.1. Identify available resources required and establish communication links with appropriate personnel, emergency services or medical assistance as appropriate.
    • 3.2. Deploy required resources to appropriate locations in an efficient and effective manner to ensure timely treatment of casualties.
    • 3.3. Monitor the condition of casualties in accordance with first aid principles and workplace or site procedures.
    • 3.4. Coordinate evacuation of casualties according to relevant evacuation procedures.
  4. Communicate details of the incident.
    • 4.1. Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.
    • 4.2. Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
    • 4.3. Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form.
    • 4.4. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies.
  5. Review the incident.
    • 5.1. Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required.
    • 5.2. Arrange support services for personnel involved in the incident in accordance with relevant procedures.
    • 5.3. Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.

Foundation Skills :

  • The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.
  • Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Certificate Valid : Competencies included on Statement of Attainment

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid

NSTA™ FIRST AID COURSES :

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings, Specialised Career Solutions can offer the following first aid courses in our professional training centres or in your own workplace.

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site

HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid

HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

HLTINFCOV001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

What Will I Learn?

  • HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid
Free

Material Includes

  • Student Handbook

Requirements

  • Participants must have basic computer skills and access to a reliable computer with internet and email access. As an assessment requirement of the HLTAID009 unit, participants must be able to perform at least 2 minutes (5 cycles) of CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin that is placed on the floor.

Target Audience

  • First Aid Courses
  • HLTAID014 - Provide Advanced First Aid
  • HLTAID006
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