HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support 

 

Course Code and Title:

HLT Health Training Package

Unit Code and Title:

HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Qualification Issued:

Statement of Attainment in HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Components Included:

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support; including Defibrillation Module

Recertification:

This qualification is valid for 3 years.  The Australian Resuscitation Councils recommends that the CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resususcitation) component of this course is renewed annually according to industry standards.

Requirements:               

Practical training of CPR requires that trainees perform CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor and an infant manikin placed on a hard surface.

Special Needs:

Trainees with special needs, either physical difficulties or literacy difficulties, should inform the trainer so that assistance can be arranged to meet their needs.

Description:  

This course is designed for people who require basic first aid skills and knowledge.

Course Outcome:

This course provides the skills required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines; these skills apply to emergency situations within a diverse range of settings in the workplace and the community.   This course includes training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the use of an AED (defibrillator).

Modules to cover: 

  • ARC Guidelines relevant to provision of CPR and First Aid
  • The importance of debriefing
  • The Chain of Survival including how to send for help
  • DRSABCD Action Plain
  • Care of the unconscious Patient
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation - CPR 
  • The use of an AED                                                   
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • bleeding control
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • respiratory distress, including asthma
  • shock
  • stroke
  • management of fractures, sprains and strains

 

The courses we deliver, including HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Suppport, are nationally recognised by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).

 

Click here to view the Australian Government Course Outline

 

 

 

 

Issuing RTO 90871