HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

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 Duration: 24 hours

Prerequisites

Current HLTAID003 Provide first aid.  

HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations is the industry standard, Nationally Recognised (AQF) Approved First Aid course for both the general public and workplaces that require first aid trained staff.

This course is specifically designed to satisfy the first aid requirements for workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance.

Course Contents

  • The Fundamentals   

  • Preparation

  • Contingency planning

  • Equipment

  • Creativity in first aid

  • Risk Assessment

  • Access and egress

  • Communication equipment

  • Remote area (long term) management

  • Prevention

  • Clean Water

  • Safety in extreme climates

  • Emergency shelters

  • Carbon Monoxide

  • Positioning and moving a casualty

  • Immobilisation techniques

  • Manual handling

  • Pain management

  • Accident and Injury Protocol

  • Evacuation

  • In Case of Death

  • Reporting

  • Communication strategies

  • Triage

  • Evacuation methods

Assessment:

The Provide First Aid course includes both a theoretical and practical assessment component. Theory assessment includes the completion of a multiple choice theory paper and for initial certification, the completion of a pre-course workbook learning module.

Practical Assessment includes a formal assessment of practical skills including resuscitation skills. Please note all participants must be able to perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on both an infant resuscitation manikin and an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor with correct technique, to be marked as competent.

In the Field scenarios assessment.

 

Outcomes

On successful completion of this First Aid course, participants will be awarded the nationally accredited statement of attainment –HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 when you attend a first aid course (nationally recognised training) you will need to have a USI.

A USI will give you access to your online USI account which will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards.

This is a requirement of the Australian Government Department of Industry.

Healthguard is a Registered Training Organisation and must comply with Government Legislation to maintain our registration. As of the 1 January 2015 we will be unable to issue you a Statement of Attainment for your course until you supply us with your USI.

Visit the USI website at: usi.gov.au

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