HLTAID004/HLTAID012 – Provide First Aid Response in an Education & Care Setting (Children’s Services)

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Have you completed First Aid training in the last 3 years?

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Locations – Box Hill, Craigieburn, Cranbourne, Essendon, Frankston, Geelong, Greensborough, Narre Warren, Oakleigh, Point Cook, Ringwood, Taylors Lakes, Werribee.

 

COURSE INFORMATION

$160

CODE:
HLTAID012 (new course code) – Provide First Aid in an Education & Care Setting
COMMON NAME:
Children’s Services First Aid
TIME:
8:45am to 5:00pm
HOMEWORK REQUIRED:
Yes
VALIDITY:
3-year accreditation
PLEASE NOTE:
HLTAID009 (CPR), HLTAID010 (Level 1) and HLTAID011 (Level 2) is included in HLTAID012.
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) must be completed annually for your Children’s Services certificate to remain valid until the 3-year accreditation has expired.

 

This course may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (ACECQA).

The Minister of Education has not approved this course for School teachers and staff. Ministerial Order 706 states that school staff are to complete the full course in 22300VIC First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis. HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is the appropriate first aid course for all school staff.

COURSE CONTENT:

Performance Evidence (Practical Training)

The participant must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit in the context of the workplace or community setting.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies and workplace or site procedures:

  • managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise

Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:

  • performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
  • following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
  • demonstrating a rotation of single rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting

Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing child, including:

  • performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on a child resuscitation manikin placed on the floor

Managed, in line with ARC guidelines, the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:

  • performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface

Managed casualties, with the following:

  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening bleeding
  • choking
  • envenomation, using pressure immobilisation
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains, using appropriate immobilisation techniques
  • minor wound cleaning and dressing
  • nosebleed
  • shock

responded to at least one simulated first aid incident contextualised to the candidate’s workplace or site, where the candidate has no knowledge of the casualty’s condition prior to starting treatment, including:

  • identifying the casualty’s illness or injury through history, signs and symptoms
  • using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required
  • providing appropriate first aid treatment
  • conveying incident details to emergency services or advising casualty on any required post incident action
  • providing an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
  • reviewing the incident.

 

Knowledge Evidence (Online Pre-Course Theory & Practical Training)

Demonstrated knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit:

Guidelines and procedures including:

Guidelines and procedures including:

  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of first aid to infants, children and adults
  • first aid guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • potential incident hazards and risk minimisation processes when providing first aid
  • infection control procedures, including use of standard precautions and resuscitation barrier devices
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
  • first aid codes of practice
  • appropriate workplace or site procedures relevant to the provision of first aid
  • contents of first aid kits

Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

  • first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law
  • State or Territory regulations covering first aid in an Education and Care setting
  • duty of care requirements
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent, including situations in which parental or caregiver consent is required
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • awareness of potential need for stress management techniques and available support for rescuers and children

Considerations when providing CPR, including:

  • upper airway and effect of positional change
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED, including specific considerations when using an AED on children
  • safety and maintenance procedures for an AED
  • chain of survival
  • how to access emergency services

Techniques for providing CPR to adults, children and infants including:

  • how to recognise that a casualty is unconscious and not breathing normally
  • rate, ratio and depth of compressions and ventilations
  • correct hand positioning for compressions
  • basic anatomy, physiology and the differences between adults, children and infants relating to CPR

Signs, symptoms and management of the following in children:

  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis
  • asthma
  • non-life-threatening and life-threatening bleeding
  • breathing difficulties
  • burns
  • choking
  • diabetes
  • dehydration
  • drowning
  • envenomation – all current treatments
  • eye injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • fever
  • fractures, dislocations, sprains and strains
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • hypothermia
  • hyperthermia
  • minor wounds
  • pain
  • shock
  • nose-bleed
  • poisoning
  • seizures
  • vomiting and diarrhoea

Identification and management of a sick infant or child including:

  • general signs and symptoms of acute illness in children and infants
  • referral and advice services including recognition of signs or symptoms requiring immediate ambulance response
  • emergency action plans for known medical conditions including Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • age appropriate communication and distraction techniques
  • first aider response to basic physiological differences in children

Learner Portal credentials will be emailed to the participant upon booking to enable the participant to complete the online theory part of the course.

Discounts available for groups of fifteen or more.

Groups or Individuals Welcome. Private Group Bookings are available for 10 people or more.

Book Now Restart

Combine courses on the same day.
Certificates issued on the same day.

Which primary course would you like to complete?

Have you completed First Aid training in the last 3 years?

Where would you like to attend the course?


For Onsite Private Bookings (10 or More People), please contact us.