HLTAID006 – Provide advanced first aid [RTO/UoC Wollongong First Aid 40833]

blog

February 6, 2021

Provide Advanced First Aid – HLTAID006/14

This course includes the following nationally recognised units of competence:
HLTAID001/9 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID003/11 Provide first aid
HLTAID006/14 Provide advanced first aid

Application
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance.

The unit applies to workers who may be required to provide, coordinate and manage a first aid response across a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

Performance Evidence

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

Follow DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

      • performed 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
      • performed 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
      • performed at least 2 minutes of Bag-valve-mask ventilation and at least 2 minutes of compression during a two rescuer procedure on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
      • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
      • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
      • followed the prompts of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
      • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions

Responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:

      • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
      • conducted a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment of the casualty
      • assessed vital signs (respirations, pulse and temperature)
      • communicated effectively with a first aid team providing direction and coordination of other first aiders
      • post-incident debrief and evaluation
      • provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident

Popular Posts

blog

Do Not Resuscitate tattoos – What would you do?

November, 9 2019

blog

Beach Safety

October, 12 2019

blog

Drowning Doesn’t Look Like Drowning

May, 23 2019

blog

Rockfishing

October, 12 2019

blog

Boating Safety

October, 12 2019