CPR

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • $85
  • 4 Hours
  • Balcatta

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Course Outline

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Course Outcomes:

  • Basic anatomy and physiology relating to performing CPR
  • Procedures for performing CPR
  • State and territory regulatory requirements, ARC Guidelines and accepted industry practice relating to currency of skill and knowledge
  • How to access ambulance/medical assistance and/ or emergency response support
  • The use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), including when to use and when not to, privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • The chain of survival and Duty of Care requirements
  • The importance of being culturally aware, sensitive and respectful
  • Relevant workplace hazards, infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • Identifying your own skills and limitations
  • Stress management techniques and the available support for after an incident
  • Basic anatomy and physiology relating to performing CPR

The Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines state that CPR skills should be refreshed every 12 months.

Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.

To meet the course requirements, students must:

  • Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
  • Be physically able to kneel and perform CPR on the floor, uninterrupted for at least 2 minutes (multiple times)
  • Provide their USI on enrolment
  • Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants and closed in shoes

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:

  • communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
  • find and use relevant information
  • read and comply with work instructions and specifications
  • read and record measurements
  • record and report information neatly and legibly

If you are looking to book more than 12 participants on a single course, please contact the SETS office on (08) 9240 5191

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