HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation


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november, 2017

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Course description
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to provide CPR. The course is suitable for the general public, students, corporate clients and healthcare professionals.

Course duration

Option 1: Blended CPR Course:
• Theory materials to be completed prior to attending are self-paced
• Face – to- face practical (1 hour)
Option 2: Full CPR course:
• Face to face, plus pre-reading (3 hours)

Course content 

• 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
• 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
• followed the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
• Responded to at least one simulated first aid scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
• demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
• provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident

Prerequisites
Minimum age for participants is 14 years. It is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR manikin placed on the floor.

Certificate validity
Certificate valid for 12 months as per industry standard. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommend a refresher course every 12 months.

Accreditation
This statement of attainment is Nationally Recognised and workplace approved throughout Australia.

National Accreditation
Statement of Attainment:
HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation