Provide First Aid

Training Providers: Lifesaving Victoria together with the Housing Industry Association of Tasmania

Overview:

This course gives you the skills and knowledge required to provide First Aid and includes the Units of competency covered:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide CPRHLTAID002 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID003 - Provide First Aid

Topics Covered include:

  • “DRSABCD” priority action plan
  • recording practices
  • managing emergency situations and multiple casualties
  • the unconscious casualty
  • resuscitation for adults (cardio pulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation)
  • communicable diseases and hygiene precautions
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • shock, wound care, external bleeding control
  • recognition and care of internal bleeding, burns, fractures, facial injuries and chest injuries
  • medical conditions including recognition and treatment of asthma, convulsions, diabetes and epilepsy, stroke and heart conditions, treatments for poisons, bites and stings, overexposure to heat and cold.

Costs: Member: $160 (GST exempt) - Non Member $210 (GST exempt)

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