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 workers 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.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
HLTAID001

Assessment

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, and; - responded to at least one simulated first aid scenario contextualised to the candidate's workplace/community setting.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures; - legal, workplace and community considerations; - considerations when providing CPR, and; - basic anatomy and physiology.

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