HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid (previously HLTAID006)

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HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid

This course develops the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response including the management of the incident scene, available resources and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Students undertaking this program will be required to recognise and manage a number of emergency situations and deploy appropriate resources to manage and stabilise both medical and trauma casualties and coordinate safe evacuation where required utilising available equipment.

Learning Objectives

  • Respond to an emergency situation

  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures

  • Coordinate first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance

  • Communicate details of the incident

  • Review the incident

Delivery Mode
14 hours (2 days) face-to-face training and assessment and online assessment

Qualification Issued
HLTAID014 Provide Advanced First Aid

More About This Course
Your trainer will be a nurse or a paramedic - there can be no better trainer than one who has "lived" the experience. As a trusted health professional, they will teach the 'why' of first aid and are committed to you leaving your course with confidence and competence.
Some topics covered in the advanced first aid course are:

  • Responsibility of the first aider

  • Critical incident management

  • Triage for a multiple casualty incident including planning, resource allocation and casualty extrication and evacuation

  • Use of equipment such as spinal board, back boards and stretchers

  • Life threatening bleeding intervention including tourniquets and haemostatic dressings

  • Effective communication with a first aid team including direction and coordination of other first aiders

  • Legal and other requirements

  • Basic life support (DRSABCD)

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • Defibrillation

  • First aid conditions and illnesses

People over the age of 14 years are eligible to attend. Students attending the course are required to demonstrate their physical ability to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an adult manikin placed on the floor. This is a requirement of the unit and not of Premium Health. If you are unsure of your ability to demonstrate this requirement please contact us on 1300 721 292.

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This training program comprises of 2 days of face-to-face training. To see when session 2 will be held, click on 'enrol' against your preferred course.

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