Provide First Aid in Remote Situations – HLTAID005

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Overview/Description

This course is designed to meet the first aid needs of workers in remote and isolated areas, outdoor enthusiasts or remote community residents. This qualification remains current for three years, during which time a re-certification course must be completed.

Course content includes:

  • Preparing for isolated travel or work, accounting for expected contingencies
  • How to develop a response plan appropriate to your circumstances, location and the casualty’s condition
  • Options for transporting casualty, considering environmental conditions, transport availability and casualty’s condition
  • Cultural awareness issues
  • Monitoring casualty’s condition and undertake ongoing first aid procedures as required
  • Providing emergency survival elements at a remote incident site (shelter, water) in accordance with environmental conditions
  • How to establish communication links to medical services, including RFDS
  • Administering medication under direct instruction from an authorised health worker
  • Assisting in the evacuation of the casualty by emergency services, by vehicle, aeroplane, helicopter or boat.

* Duration: Depending on qualifications held

Provide First Aid – HLTAID003

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Overview/Description:

This course covers a broad range of topics to enable you to confidently manage emergency situations, providing care for the injured or ill until medical aid arrives. It is suitable to both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid.

Most workplaces require a specific number of people to successfully complete this qualification.

Course content:

  • Assessment of an emergency situation
  • DRSABCD Action Plan
  • Managing shock
  • CPR techniques on adults, children and babies
  • Basic physiology and anatomy
  • First aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
  • Managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
  • Managing medical conditions such as anaphylaxis, asthma and seizures
  • Infection control procedures
  • Managing exposure to extreme temperatures
  • First aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
  • Assessing and moving the injured or ill
  • Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Legal responsibilities of a first aider.

The Provide First Aid qualification remains current for three years.

Provide Basic Emergency Life Support – HLTAID002

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Overview/Description:

This course will provide you with the skills to manage emergency first aid situations, including performing CPR, managing the unconscious casualty, controlling bleeding and managing other life threatening situations. It is suitable to both people in workplaces and members of the public who need to be able to manage an emergency first aid situation.

The nationally recognised Perform CPR certificate is valid for a period of 12 months.

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – HLTAID001

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Overview/Description:

This course provides the skills to recognise and manage an unconscious casualty who is not breathing. Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a vital skill that can save a casualty’s life when they have stopped breathing. This Course focuses on practising this skill on our state-of-the-art adult, junior and baby CPR manikins.

Course content:

  • Principles of First Aid
  • Legal issues in First Aid
  • Examining a casualty
  • The chain of survival
  • Basic life support chart
  • Emergency action plan
  • Managing the unconscious casualty
  • Airway management
  • Rescue breathing and chest compressions (adult, child and infant)
  • First aid hygiene

The nationally recognised Perform CPR Certificate is valid for a period of 12 months.