(SA) Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
First Aid - HLTAID009
Provides you with the skills and knowledge required to provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
Coursework & Assessment
This course is a competency based training program and you will be assessed via a combination of multiple choice questioning, incident reporting and practical demonstration.
What does this course cover?
This course covers:
- relevant ARC guidelines to managing the unconscious breathing and non-breathing casualty and provision of CPR - potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid - infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices - requirements for currency of skill and knowledge - first aid codes of practice - appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid - legal, workplace and community considerations, including: - duty of care requirements - own skills and limitations - consent and how it relates to the conscious and unconscious casualty - privacy and confidentiality requirements - awareness of potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers - considerations when providing CPR, including: - upper airway and effect of positional change - appropriate duration and cessation of CPR - appropriate use of an AED - safety and maintenance procedures for an AED - chain of survival - how to access emergency services - techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants including: - how to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally - rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations - correct hand positioning for compressions - basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR.
For more information about the contents and assessment requirements for this course see the government's unit of competency details.
HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
It is recommended that you update your CPR qualification every 12months to stay up to date with changes in the industry and to ensure you are ready to respond if an incident occurs
If you have completed a CPR course within the last 12 months you can do a refresher course. You will need to provide evidence of prior completion at the time of enrolment.
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Blended (Face-to-Face & Online)
4 Hours Face-to-Face & 2 Hours Online
80 Currie Street Adelaide, SA
Recognition of Prior Learning:
RPL is not available for this course.