Provide First Aid in Remote Situations – HLTAID005

Face to Face
1 - 3 Days*

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

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