HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

Unit code: HLTAID011 | Study level: TAFE
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Footscray Park
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Werribee
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Overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Assessment

For Melbourne campuses

Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, incl 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 in the context of the workplace or community setting:
*evidence of the tasks in line with State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the ARC & other Australian national peak clinical bodies & workplace or site procedures:

*managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise & non-breathing adult, incl:

  • performing 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • following the prompts of automated external defibrillator to deliver at least one shock
  • demonstrating a rotation of single rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • responding in event of regurgitation or vomiting
    *managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, incl:
  • performing 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
    *managed casualties, with the following:
  • anaphylaxis; asthma; non-life-threatening bleeding; choking
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains & strains,
  • minor wound cleaning & dressing; nosebleed; shock

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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