- Recognise an emergency situation and convey details of the incident to emergency services
- Legal issues and infection control
- Assessing the casualty and recognising the need for CPR
- Emergency action principles - DRSABCD
- Plan an appropriate first aid response
- External cardiac compressions (CPR)
- Adult, infant and child CPR rates and techniques
- One and two person CPR techniques
- Use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Contribute to workplace reporting of an incident and psychological impacts on self and others
2.5 hours including assessment.
Participants must be a minimum of 10 years of age on the date of final assessment.
The course is assessed through demonstration*, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.
Please note, it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the floor.
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the following unit of competency:
- HLTAID009 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
One (1) year from date of course. It is recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council that you update your CPR skills every 12 months.