HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
A comprehensive first aid course covering a range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It covers the most common first aid injuries and illnesses.
The course topics include the DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), burns, asthma, anaphylaxis, sprains and strains.
This course covers the following:
- Roles and responsibilities of the first aider
- The DRSABCD action plan and responding to emergency situations
- Managing unconscious casualties
- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Using a defibrillator (AED)
- Legal issues in first aid
- Infection control
- Heart attack
- Wound and bleeding management
- Fractures and dislocations
- Sprains and strains
- Head and facial injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Medical emergencies
- Abdominal and chest injuries
- Heat and cold induced conditions
- Poisoning management
- Bites and stings
This course requires online mandatory completion of the pre-assessment before the course date. If the online mandatory pre-assessment is not completed prior to the course date, students will not be permitted to enter the class and will not receive certification.
Statements of Attainment
On successful completion of this course you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Rich River First Aid recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years, and resuscitation skills are renewed every 12 months. Our HLTAID003 continuous learning program enables participants to update all certificate competencies every 12 months.
Mandatory online pre-assessment then face-to-face practical session.
A successful outcome for this statement of attainment will be determined by a range of different assessment methods including a questionnaire, observation of simulated and practical activities etc.
You will be required to demonstrate CPR on a manikin on the floor.
If you have mobility issues our trainer can assist you with getting up and down from the floor. Please call our office on 1300 046 381 to notify these requirements at least 48 hours prior to the advertised session time.