HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations

 

Description: Provides the knowledge and skills to perform First Aid in remote situations. This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response; life support; management of person(s), the incident and other first aiders in remote situations until handed over to medical or other assistance.

Cost: $120 per participant / Group pricing available

Time: 6.5 hours face-to-face training with some pre-course study.



Description

Provides the knowledge and skills to perform First Aid in remote situations. This course teaches the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid response; life support; management of person(s), the incident and other first aiders in remote situations until handed over to medical or other assistance.


Cost

$120 per participant

Group pricing available


Duration/delivery method

6.5 hours face-to-face training with some pre-course study.

Or, 10 hours face-to-face training over two sessions.


Prerequisites

Nil 


Assessment procedure

Assessment is at the end of the course to show the instructor that you have an appropriate understanding of the procedures necessary to manage a life-threatening situation. This will consist of a theory assessment and practical demonstrations.


Outcome

At the successful completion of this course participants will be issued with a statement of attainment valid for 3 years*. Certificate contains the units:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID005 Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

*Please note that the CPR component of the training is only valid for 12 months and should be updated annually.
 

Topics covered 

Explain the legal and social responsibilities of a first aider 

Determine first aid facilities and training requirements

Assess an emergency situation

Administer first aid for:

  • minor wounds applying infection control procedures
  • burns and electric shock
  • eye and soft tissue injuries
  • venomous bites and stings and allergic reactions
  • spinal injuries and fractures

Manage a casualty suffering:

  • external bleeding
  • from shock
  • drowning/near drowning
  • head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • temperature extremes
  • seizures & convulsions, including febrile convulsions and epilepsy

Maintain the airway, breathing and circulation of an unconscious casualty

Operation of an AED

Determine principles for the assessment and movement of the sick and injured and first aid

Plan for isolated travel or work if required, accounting for unexpected contingencies
 

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