First Aid

First Aid Training Items
Course Features

First Aid

HLTAID003
Our most popular course, applies to a wide range of settings where first aid emergencies may occur.

Description
This course applies to a wide range of settings where first aid emergencies may occur. It is relevant for people working
in education, aged and community care, sport, outdoor recreation, travel and tourism, hospitality, industry enterprises as
well as in home or other environments.

 

Duration

  • 5 hours face-to-face classroom/workplace training and assessment
    with online/workbook pre-work, OR
  • Full face-to-face classroom/workplace training and assessment is available

 

Course Content
This course provides the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of
casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. 

 

Topics include:

  • Assessing an emergency situation
  • Airway and breathing management
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • First Aid management of the unconscious casualty
  • Medical conditions including cardiac, diabetes & epilepsy
  • Infection control and First Aid for minor wounds
  • Allergic reactions and asthma
  • Control of major external bleeding and shock
  • Management of near drowning
  • Hyperthermia and hypothermia
  • Burns and electric shock
  • Eye and soft tissue injuries
  • Venomous bites and stings
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Head, chest and abdominal injuries
  • Assessment of the sick and injured
  • Communicating details of an incident
  • Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents
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