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HLTAID003 First Aid

This unit (HLTAID003 - First Aid ) describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. It applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

  • Respond to an emergency situation
    • Recognise an emergency situation
    • Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
    • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
    • Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
    • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
    • Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
    • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
    • Obtain consent from casualty where possible
    • Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
    • Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
    • Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles
  • Communicate details of the incident
    • Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
    • Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
    • Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
  • Evaluate the incident and own performance
    • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
    • Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

Duration: 1 Day

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