HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings


2 hours classroom training and assessment

Course content

Recognise an emergency situation

Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others

Assess the casualty and recognise the need for advanced resuscitation response

Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required

Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with ARC guideline

Provide supplemental oxygen

Display respectful behaviour towards casualty

Obtain consent from casualty where possible

Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible

Monitor casualty condition and rectify issues preventing adequate treatment

Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services

Report details of incident in line with organisational policies

Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents

Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

Check, maintain and clean equipment ready for future use

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 first aid report on a first aid situation. Perform advanced CPR on a manikin on the floor for two minutes

Assessment Methods
Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

Performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor

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

Performed at least 2 minutes of bag-valve-mask ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor, followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting

managed the unconscious breathing casualty

responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including: demonstrated safe manual handling techniques, clearing the airway using a suction device

selected and inserted an oropharyngeal airway adjunct

administered oxygen to an unconscious/conscious casualty, including:

selected and prepared correct oxygen equipment

administered oxygen safely at correct flow rate

monitored and coordinated maintenance of resuscitation equipment ,dismantling, storage, disposal, cleaning and decontamination, checking and diagnosis of faults

post-incident debrief and evaluation

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

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