This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.  The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.


Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
HLTAID006

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; - responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate's workplace/community setting; - applied first aid procedures, and; - located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures.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 first aid; - principles and procedures for first aid management of the following scenarios, and; - basic anatomy and physiology.

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As part of a course

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