Level 9, 168 Lonsdale St
Thu 24th March 2022
(9:30am to 2:30am)
Online reading and successful completion of multiple choice online assessment 8hrs
5 hours face to face
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
This unit applies to a range of workers within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthma and anaphylactic emergencies. This includes early childhood workers and educators who work with school age children in outside school hours care and vacation programs.
This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
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
A list of topics and skills covered are listed below:
1.1. Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
1.2. Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
1.3. Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response.
1.4. Seek assistance from emergency services.
2.1. Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with the ARC guidelines.
2.2. Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles.
2.3. Ensure casualty feels safe, secure and supported.
2.4. Obtain consent from casualty where possible.
2.5. Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible.
2.6. Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions.
2.7. Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles.
3.1. Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.
3.2. Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
3.3. Complete applicable workplace or site documentation, including incident report form.
3.4. Report details of incidents involving infants and children to parents or caregivers.
3.5. Follow appropriate workplace or site procedures to report serious incidents to the regulatory authority.
3.6. Maintain privacy and confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory or organisational policies.
4.1. 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.
Students must be at least 18 years of age, have successfully completed the pre-reading and online assessment before the course to be permitted entry into the classroom training and be physically able to complete the practical component of the unit.
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If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 9650 3900.