HLTAID007 - Provide advanced resuscitation

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation 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.

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 manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others

1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for advanced resuscitation response

1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

 

 

2. Perform advanced resuscitation

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

2.2 Provide supplemental oxygen

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 Monitor casualty condition and rectify issues preventing adequate treatment

 

 

3. Communicate details of the incident

3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services

3.2 Report details of incident in line with organisational policies

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

 

 

4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents

4.2 Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

4.3 Check, maintain and clean equipment ready for future use

 

 

If you wish to enrole in this course offered by S.A.F.E. Tasmania, please download our enrolement form in either Word Fomat or Adobe PDF

 

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