HLTAID002 - Provide basic emergency life support

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency 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.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements define the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Respond to an emergency situation

1.1 Recognise an emergency situation

1.2 Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others

1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response

1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

 

 

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures

2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with ARC guidelines

2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles

2.3 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty

2.4 Obtain consent from casualty where possible

2.5 Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible

2.6 Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions

2.7 Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

 

 

3. Communicate details of the incident

3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services

3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate

3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

 

 Please read important information attached on delivery, assessment, course duration and entry requirements

 

 HLTAID002

+ COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or a Third party

facility.

 

+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2

minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

 

+ COURSE DURATION

Face to Face – 4 hours (minimum) full face to face course

Blended delivery – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course

with the addition of 1 hour self-paced learning to be

completed prior to attending the face to face course

Refresher training – 3 hours (minimum) face to face course

– conditions apply for this option, for example, you will

need to provide previous current certificates.

 

+ ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete

both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed

in the sections following.

 

+ CERTIFICATE RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

It is recommended that renewal for this course is undertaken

every 3 years, with the additional requirement of updating the

CPR component every 12 months.

 

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