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​Darling Downs First Aid Training is open Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. ​

ABN: 33945141 443
Phone: 0408 197 343
136 Russell Street ​Toowoomba, QLD, 4350

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​Training courses are also available in the evenings and weekends. We also offer 2 day first aid training courses for workplaces and organisations.

At Darling Downs First Aid Training we deliver top training throughout QLD and Australia Wide.


​This course is ideal for educators and support staff working within an education and child care setting.The combined courses are approved under the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care National Regulations, and the Queensland Education and Care Services Act and Regulations.

 


Competencies
22282VIC Course in the Emergency Management of Asthma Risks and Emergencies in the Workplace
22300VIC Course in First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis
ANAPHYLAXIS & ASTHMA + CPR please call 0408197343 for bookings

You will receive a Nationally Recognised Certificate of Attainment on completion for each course you complete.

Course Duration
3.5 hours approximately (depending on class size)

Content

  • Infection control
  • Legal issues
  • DRSABCD Action plan
  • Management plans for Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma signs and symptoms
  • Asthma risk minimisation
  • Management of asthma emergencies including use of Placebo Asthma medications and spacers, plus more.
  • Allergic reactions and anaphylaxis
  • Anaphylaxis risk minimisation
  • Management of anaphylaxis emergencies including the use of adrenaline auto-injectors

 

Please remember, Darling Downs First Aid Training can complete this course at your workplace/organisation.

Cost $100 includes both Asthma and Anaphylaxis

ASTHMA & ANAPHYLAXIS

ASTHMA & ANAPHYLAXIS


Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $80.00​
Duration: 3-4 hours
All classes start at 7:30am unless stated otherwise.
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.


This unit of competency will provide the participant with the knowledge and skills to safely rescue a casualty in a low voltage emergency and resuscitate if necessary. It is a legal requirement for all electricians and their workers to be trained in CPR and Low Voltage Rescue as per the Electricity Act. Competence in UETDRRF004 Perform Rescue from a Live Panel and CPR is required  annually.

 

UETDRRF004  Perform Rescue from a Live Panel (includes HLTAID009 - CPR)

UETDRRF004  Perform Rescue from a Live Panel (includes HLTAID009 - CPR)


Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $600 (includes units HLTAID011, HLTAID014, HLTAID015 and HLTAID016
​Duration: 4 Days depending on class size.
​Times: 9:00am to 5:30pm each day
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.


Description

This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an emergency.

 

HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

HLTSS00068 Occupational First Aid Skill Set


Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $475 (includes units HLTAID009, HLTAID011, HLTAID014, HLTAID015 and HLTAID016
​Duration: 4 Days depending on class size.
​Times: 8:00am to 4:30pm each day
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.


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
  • workplace requirements for first aid provision in line with the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety requirements
  • duty of care in relation to first aid provision
  • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions based on incident
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

 

Legal, workplace or community issues relating to the provision of CPR including:

  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • consent
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing.

 

HLTAID016 Manage First Aid Services & Resources

HLTAID016 Manage First Aid Services & Resources


Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $150
​Duration: 6 hours
Times: 9:00am 
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation and oxygen therapy in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.This unit applies to persons who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation or oxygen therapy in a range of complex 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.


 

This includes knowledge of State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:

  • ARC guidelines relevant to provision of CPR 
  • guidelines of Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
     

Performance Evidence
Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the workplace or community setting.
There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult including:
  • performing 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
  • performing at least 2 minutes of bag-valve-mask (with oxygen) ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression during a two-rescuer procedure on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • selecting and inserting an appropriate basic airway adjunct
  • responding appropriately using positioning and suctioning in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • demonstrating a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • following the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • managing oxygen equipment appropriately
  • handing over to emergency services
  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
  • performing 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
  • managed a casualty with life-threatening bleeding requiring use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • used personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • managed a conscious casualty who requires supplemental oxygen, including:
  • assessing vital signs respirations, pulse, oxygen saturation
  • level of consciousness
  • selecting and preparing correct oxygen equipment
  • checking area for ventilation and sources of ignition
  • administering oxygen safely at correct flow rate
  • managing an equipment malfunction
  • providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • reviewing the incident
  • monitored and coordinated maintenance of resuscitation equipment and oxygen therapy equipment, including:
  • dismantling
  • storage
  • disposal
  • cleaning and decontamination
  • checking and diagnosis of faults.

 

Knowledge Evidence
Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

  • guidelines and procedures including:
  • ARC guidelines relevant to life threatening bleeding, managing the unconscious breathing and non-breathing casualty and provision of CPR and oxygen therapy
  • potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid, including Oxygen Therapy and Advanced Resuscitation Techniques
  • infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • safe work practices to deal with oxygen cylinders and associated equipment
  • first aid codes of practice
  • appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid
  • contents of first aid kits
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • 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
  • in relation to the administration of oxygen:
  • legal requirements
  • the five rights
  • the responsibilities of the first aider
  • considerations when providing resuscitation, 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
  • use of suction devices
  • benefits, contraindications and complications with the use of a basic airway adjunct
  • 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
  • assessment and interpretation of vital signs including normal clinical values for respirations, pulse, oxygen saturation
  • level of consciousness
  • how to use a suction device
  • signs, symptoms and management of life-threatening bleeding including use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • considerations when providing oxygen to a casualty, including:
  • circumstances and conditions where oxygen is beneficial
  • circumstances and conditions where oxygen should not be used
  • contraindications and complications associated with providing oxygen and suction while delivering advanced resuscitation techniques
  • benefits, contraindications and complications of suction during advanced resuscitation
  • complications with the use of a bag-valve-mask device and suitable strategies to minimise these
  • selection and operation of oxygen masks and other appropriate oxygen therapy devices
  • methods for cleaning, replenishing, recharging and maintaining resuscitation and oxygen equipment including:
  • actions to rectify problems
  • procedures to ensure operational readiness as per manufacturers’ guidelines and site procedures
  • storage, cleaning, decontamination and safe disposal of consumables
  • troubleshooting to identify minor and major faults
  • psychological impacts of first aid incidents on rescuers and how to seek help.

 

HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy


Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $450 (includes units HLTAID009, HLTAID011, HLTAID014 and HLTAID015)​
Duration: 3 days depending on class size. Start time 9:00am unless stated otherwise.​
Times: 9:00am to 4:30pm each day
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.


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.

 

This includes knowledge of:

  • State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
  • ARC guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and first aid
  • guidelines of Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • safe work practices to deal with risks and potential hazards including manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods and chemicals
  • 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
  • capabilities of emergency management services
  • consent
  • duty of care requirements
  • importance of debriefing
  • own skills and limitations
  • legal requirements of administration of medication and the rights and responsibilities of the First Aider in the workplace regarding medication 
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty

 


Performance Evidence
Evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the workplace or community setting.
There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
  • managed in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult including:
  • performing 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
  • performing at least 2 minutes of ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression during a two-rescuer procedure on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • demonstrating a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
  • performing 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
  • managed casualties, with the following:
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • choking
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • minor wound cleaning and dressing
  • nosebleed
  • shock
  • life threatening bleeding requiring use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • responded to at least two simulated first aid incidents, one medical and one trauma contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:
  • identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
  • using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • conducting a secondary survey assessment
  • assessing vital signs respirations, pulse, temperature
  • level of consciousness
  • providing appropriate first aid treatment
  • conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post-incident action
  • providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • reviewing the incident
  • coordinated a team of people to respond to a multiple casualty incident, including:
  • conducting a basic triage
  • demonstrating effective use of resources
  • demonstrating effective planning techniques
  • moving casualties using suitable extraction method and device and safe manual handling techniques.

 


Principles and procedures for first aid management of:

  • guidelines and procedures including:
  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid
  • first aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • 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
  • contents of first aid kits
  • 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
  • in relation to the administration of medication
  • legal requirements
  • the five rights
  • the responsibilities of the first aider
  • 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
  • considerations when providing first aid, including:
  • assessment, interpretation and documentation of vital signs, including normal clinical values for respirations, temperature, pulse and level of consciousness
  • how to conduct a secondary assessment of a casualty
  • basic triage processes
  • procedures for dealing with casualties who are aged or infirm
  • procedures for first aid management when dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace or site
  • procedures when providing first aid to children
  • use of ancillary first aid equipment
  • co-ordination of resources
  • contents of first aid kits
  • signs, symptoms and management of the following conditions or injuries:
  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • life-threatening bleeding including use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • childbirth
  • choking
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • drowning
  • ear injuries and bleeding from the ear
  • envenomation - all current treatments
  • eye injuries
  • fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • hypothermia
  • hyperthermia
  • minor wounds
  • nose-bleed
  • poisoning
  • seizures
  • shock
  • sharps injuries
  • stroke
  • substance misuse, including prescription and illicit drugs and alcohol
  • psychological impacts of first aid incidents on rescuers and how to seek help.

 

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid


Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $ 140.00
​Duration: 8 hours + quiz knowledge questions​
Times: 9:00am to 4:30pm (approximately) depending on class size
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.


PictureThis unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.
This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).​
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​.

This course has been approved by Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority  (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law. Please visit www.acecqa.gov.au   This course is suitable for anyone working with children and follows the ASCIA Guidelines www.allergy.org.au , Asthma Guidelines www.nationalasthma.org.au and the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines.

Includes 
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, Provide basic emergency life support,  Provide first aid, Provide first aid in an Education and Care Setting, Asthma and Anaphylaxis.

These competencies have been approved by Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority  (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services. Please visit www.acecqa.gov.au/Qualifications.aspx

Covers:

  • 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:

  • guidelines and procedures including:
  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid to infants, children and adults
  • first aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • 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
  • contents of first aid kits
  • legal, workplace and community considerations, including:
  • first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law
  • State or Territory regulations covering first aid in an Education and Care setting
  • duty of care requirements
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent, including situations in which parental or caregiver consent is required
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • awareness of potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers and children
  • considerations when providing CPR, including:
  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED, including specific considerations when using an AED on children
  • 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
  • signs, symptoms and management of the following in children:
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
  • breathing difficulties
  • burns
  • choking
  • diabetes
  • dehydration
  • drowning
  • envenomation - all current treatments
  • eye injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • fever
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • hypothermia
  • hyperthermia
  • minor wounds
  • pain
  • shock
  • nose-bleed
  • poisoning
  • seizures
  • vomiting and diarrhoea
  • identification and management of a sick infant or child including:
  • general signs and symptoms of acute illness in children and infants
  • referral and advice services including recognition of signs or symptoms requiring immediate ambulance response
  • emergency action plans for known medical conditions including Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • age appropriate communication and distraction techniques
  • first aider response to basic physiological differences in children.

 

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting

Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $ 138.00
​Duration: Face to face training + quiz knowledge questions            
​Time: 9:00am start           Saturday and Sunday 8am START       
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.

 


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a 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 a 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.

All DR’s, RN’s, EN’s will receive continuing Nurse Education (CNE) points as part of RCNA's Life Long Learning Program.

Covers
Provide first aid (includes: provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation; provide basic emergency life support )

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response.
  • Seek assistance from emergency services.
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures.
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance ARC guidelines.
  • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
  • Obtain consent from casualty where possible.
  • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible.
  • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions.
  • Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles.
  • Communicate details of the incident.
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
  • Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies.
  • Review the incident.
  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required.
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.
     

Considerations when providing first aid including:

  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED
  • chain of survival
  • standard precautions
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty 
     

Principles and procedures for first aid management of: There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:
  • performing 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
  • following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • demonstrating a rotation of single rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
  • performing 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
  • managed casualties, with the following:
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • choking
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • minor wound cleaning and dressing
  • nosebleed
  • shock
  • responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or community setting, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:
  • identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
  • using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • providing appropriate first aid treatment
  • conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post incident action
  • providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • reviewing the incident.
  • guidelines and procedures including:
  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid
  • first aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • 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
  • contents of first aid kits
  • 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
  • signs, symptoms and management of the following conditions and injuries:
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking
  • diabetes
  • drowning
  • envenomation - all current treatments
  • eye injuries
  • fractures, dislocations, strains and sprains
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • hypothermia
  • hyperthermia
  • minor wounds
  • nose-bleed
  • poisoning
  • seizures
  • shock
  • sharps injuries
  • stroke.

 

Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
how to recognise a person is not breathing normally,
response/consciousness,
upper airway and effect of positional change,
considerations in provision of first aid for specified conditions

 

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Trainer: Lyn Southerden
Cost: $ 68.00
​Duration: 3-4 hours
​Time: 9:00am to 11:30am Saturday and Sunday 8am START
Certificates will be issued on completion of the course.

 



This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, 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.
 

Foundation Skills
The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance
 

Legal, workplace/site and community considerations, including:

  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing

 

Covers

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Seek assistance from emergency services.
  • Perform CPR procedures.
  • Perform CPR in accordance with the ARC guidelines.
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturers' instructions.
  • Communicate details of the incident.
  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational /site policies.
  • Review the incident.
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required.
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.​

 

Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:

  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 

Course Information and Pricing

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Our courses include a range of 1-2 day continuing professional development (CPD) courses.To enrol and participate in any of our courses you will need a Unique Student Identification number. You can create your USI by visiting ​www.usi.gov.au

Quiz knowledge questionnaire will be emailed to you after booking on line and is developed to make it easier for students. 

Please note that CPR (HLTAID009) is always the first component of every course.

Face to Face Top Training


Our comprehensive, nationally recognised First Aid training courses are delivered face to face by registered nurses (RN's) and emergency medical technicians (EMT's) with years of field experience, ensuring your training experience is the best Queensland has to offer. Our course include training in CPR, Provide First Aid, Advanced First Aid + other Advanced courses + Anaphylaxis and Asthma.

Access and Equity


All participants/students will be treated in an ethical and responsible manner that promotes inclusiveness and is consistent with the national training package guidelines. The dignity and privacy of an individual will be respected at all times. Our training is delivered in a relaxed learning environment

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