HLTAID004
Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

Duration: 6 hours
Cost: $115

Course Information

Learn the skills to provide an emergency first aid response to a person in need. This unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting. This course includes a short online pre-class component. Delivered in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

Qualitification

Participants who have completed the course and have been assessed as competent in all assessments will receive a digital Statement of Attainment in:

  • 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 

Within 24 hours of completing their course.

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course. Participants are however required to have a minimum level of Literacy and Numeracy to be allowed admittance to this course. 

Please notify us if you have any medical conditions or special needs that may prevent you completing all practical assessments. This includes performing CPR on the floor on a mannequin. It is a requirement that CPR be performed for at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Cost: $115

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6 hours in class face to face.

15-30 mins online pre-course enrollment and study.

This course is available every day in our two locations in Preston and Dandenong.

  • Preston 
    282 Plenty Road, Preston
    7 Days a week
    9:45am – 11:45am
    4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Dandenong
    13 Dandenong Street, Dandenong
    7 Days a week
    9:30am – 11:30am

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Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
    • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
    • Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on a child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
    • performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
    • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
    • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
    • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
    • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, and involving infants and children of varying ages including:
    • conducted a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty
    • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
    • post-incident debrief and evaluation
    • provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
    • conducted a hazard assessment and identified strategies to minimise risk
  • Applied first aid procedures for the following:
    • allergic reaction
    • anaphylaxis
    • bleeding control
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
    • fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation principles techniques
    • head injuries
    • poisoning
    • respiratory distress, including asthma
    • seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy
    • shock
  • Located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
    • 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 risks 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 an emergency situation, including the psychological impact on children
    • duty of care requirements
    • respectful behaviour 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
    • specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with paediatric capability, paediatric voltage and use of paediatric 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 injuries
    • allergic reaction
    • 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 pain
    • choking and airway obstruction
    • crush injuries
    • diabetes
    • dislocations
    • drowning
    • envenomation
    • environmental 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

Other First Aid Courses

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HLTAID003
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HLTAID004
Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

$115

Duration - 2 hours.
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