PERFORM CPR COURSE HLTAID003

COURSE OUTLINE
The Perform CPR Course and CPR refresher course covers the required to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Basic verbal and written English communication skills sufficient to read material and understand instruction. Where necessary theory assessment can be answered verbally.

HOW LONG WILL TRAINING TAKE?
Typically the training and assessment is competency-based and is a ½ day course.
Please Note-Total time is dependent on competency of each individual.

HOW IS THE TRAINING DELIVERED?
Training and assessment is both practical and theory based delivery.

FULL COURSE TRAINING– Practical and theory training based on theory concepts and set tasks that need to be completed. The learner is then given a theory and a practical assessment.
Designed for all types of learners giving them access to the equipment and skills required to be competent in the practical skills and knowledge of performing CPR in a very focused one on one environment.
Step 1-Completion of theory training and equipment familiarization
Step 2– Learner completes practical training in a structured learning environment in a small group.
Step 3– Learner completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued a Statement of attainment and a proof of training card.

REFRESHER COURSE TRAINING– Practical and theory training based on theory concepts and set tasks that need to be refreshed.
Designed for learners who have previously completed their CPR training and are obtaining a refresh for industry requirements.
Step 1-Completion of theory and practical training and equipment familiarization.
Step 2– Learner completes a final theory and practical based assessment and is issued a Statement of attainment and a proof of training card.

YOU WILL LEARN TO:

1. Respond to an emergency situation

1.1 Recognise an emergency situation
1.2 Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response
1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures

2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles
2.3 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
2.4 Obtain consent from casualty where possible
2.5 Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
2.6 Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer s instructions
2.7 Monitor the casualty s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

3. Communicate details of the incident

3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
4.2 Participate in debriefing to address individual needs

  • Apply skills and knowledge to performing Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).