HLTAID004 Provide emergency first aid in an education and care setting

The skills and knowledge obtained from the training applies to educators and support staff working in education or children’s services who are required to respond to a first aid emergency.

It incorporates the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.

Duration
(1 day) classroom training and assessment (with no pre-work) for refresher training;.

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty, the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

Topics include:
+ Airway and breathing management
+ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques (CPR)
+ Automated External Defibrillation
+ Medical conditions including diabetes, epilepsy & convulsions
+ Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
+ Risk management for asthma and anaphylaxis
+ Anaphylaxis emergency management
+ Asthma emergency management

+ Control of major external bleeding and shock
+ Management of near drowning
+ Hyperthermia and hypothermia
+ Burns and electric shock
+ Eye and soft tissue injuries
+ Venomous bites and stings
+ Fractures and spinal injuries
+ Head, chest and abdominal injuries
+ Assessment of the sick and injured
+ Recording vital signs
+ Communicating details of an incident
+ Reporting requirements in education and children’s services
+ Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisite units. Participants should have numeracy and literacy skills to be able to comprehend written learning and assessment material complete a written and oral report on a first aid situation. Provide CPR on a child and baby manikin on the ground for two minutes. Participate with other course participants in various scenarios including, bleeding, choking, falls.

Assessment Methods
Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on a child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor, followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface

Responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting

Managed the unconscious breathing casualty

Followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions

Responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, and involving infants and children of varying ages including

Applied first aid procedures for the following: allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, bleeding control, choking and airway obstruction, envenomation, using pressure immobilisation, fractures, sprains and strains, using arm slings, roller bandages or other appropriate immobilisation principles techniques, head injuries ,poisoning ,respiratory distress, including asthma, seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy, shock, Located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures.

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Southern Cross
First Aid Skills Training

ABN 93472200700

Tweed Heads
Training Centre

Ground Floor, 139 Munjungbal Drv, Tweed Heads South, NSW 2486

Courses offered every
Friday - Saturday -
Sunday - Monday

Starting at 9am NSW time or
Any day onsite at a workplace
Phone or email to book
0427 242 384
Enrolment and course fee payment may be made on the day by credit card or cash

Contact Us:
Phone:
0466 015 373
(During Business Hours)
0427 242 384
(Outside Business Hours)

Email: scfatraining@gmail.com

Postal:
Southern Cross First Aid Skills Training, PO Box 834,
Banora Point, NSW 2486

Training and certificates
provided under the auspices of Safety Corp RTO 91694
Scope of training available at training.gov.au

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