HLTAID010 – Provide basic emergency life support
The skills, knowledge, and confidence to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies can save a person’s life!
In this first aid course, you will learn these skills in line with legal, workplace and community considerations, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
The course covers assessing the casualty, providing safety, accessing emergency services, and using resources to provide first aid, such as providing CPR and using a defibrillator, administering an autoinjector for anaphylaxis, administering asthma medication, assisting someone choking, managing casualties with non-life-threatening bleeding and shock.
You will learn basic anatomy, physiology, the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR, and the importance of the chain of survival. Also, conveying accurate details when handing the casualty over to emergency services, reviewing an incident to improve own skills and response times, recognising psychological impacts from the incident, and seeking help as required.
Online with face-to-face assessment Face to Face contact time of at least 35 Mins
Participants must be physically able to perform practical demonstrations, such as 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor and rescue breathing techniques on manikins.
Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.
Redland Bay and Logan venues.