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HLTAID009 PROVIDE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. This qualification is designed for students wishing to work in the community services industry or to new entrants wanting to have a vocational experience

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must demonstrate a capacity to undertake study by providing the following requirements:

EligibilityOverseas and domestic students
Minimum AgeOver 18 years
LLN AssessmentComplete Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment for identifying if a prospective individual required LLN support
COURSE DURATION

This course will be offered for delivery with at-home reading prior to face-to-face training, described below, to which we refer to option 1 blended course and option 2 assessment only.

Option 1Home ReadingStudents will need to complete their theory reading and theory questions which can be done in one sitting or over several sessions, Depending on the student’s learning ability, they should allow up to 2.5 hours for reading and theory questions.
Face-to-face training & assessment2 hours in a classroom environment
Option 2Assessment Only1 hour in a classroom environment
FEES (Australian Dollars)
Option 1$80
Option 2$45
INTAKE

Weekly intake. Please contact Admissions Officer for more information.

STUDY MODE

The delivery methods include home reading and face-to-face contact, role play, practical demonstration and assessment.

ASSESSMENT

Students will be assessed in a variety of ways that may include, written answers, quizzes, practical demonstrations and observations.

AWARD REQUIREMENTS

Those students who successfully completed the unit will receive a Statement of Attainment.

CAREER PROSPECT

This qualification enables individuals to become First Aiders who are required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a person (infant, child, and adult) the workplace and community settings.

LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS AND LICENSING

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.

USI NUMBER REQUIREMENTS

All students doing nationally recognized training need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). For more details and to create a USI go to the Government USI site here.

PATHWAYS

After completing the HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, students may wish to undertake the course HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY OVERVIEW

This unit HLTAID009 Provides cardiopulmonary resuscitation and describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a person (infant, child and adult) who is unresponsive and not breathing until the arrival of medical support and subsequent transfer to hospital.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

In order to attain HLTAID009 Provide First Aid, the student must be competent in the following elements and performance criteria as indicated below. Elements define the essential outcomes. Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

ElementPerformance Criteria
1. Respond to an emergency situation1.1 Recognise and assess and emergency situations.
1.2 Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
1.3 Assess the casualty and recognize the need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
1.4 Seek assistance from emergency services.
2. Perform CPR procedures2.1 Perform CPR in accordance with the ARC guidelines.
2.2 Display respectful behavior towards the casualty.
2.3 Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
3. Communicate details of the incident3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency services
3.2 Report details of incidents in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
3.3 Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organizational policies
4. Review the incident4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required
4.2 Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.