First Aid Training Group’s Provide Advanced Resuscitation course (HLTAID007) provides the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. The course applies to personnel who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.
The course comprises pre-course learning and practical training plus face-to-face training.
A detailed description of the course can be viewed in the most recent version of the Competency Standard.
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The Provide Advanced Resuscitation course provides students who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex emergency situations. The course enables students to obtain advanced skills in automated external defibrillation, advanced airway management, mechanical resuscitation and oxygen delivery and understand the fundamental principles that can be applied to save and preserve life in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
The comprehensive course training comprises of CPR pre-course learning and practical training plus face-to-face training.
The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. The demonstrated evidence is performed in line within state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines and workplace procedures including;
- Followed 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 compressions 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
- conducted a visual and verbal secondary survey assessment of the casualty
- assessed vital signs (respirations, pulse and temperature)
- responded to at least three simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
- demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
- clearing the airway using a suction device
- post-incident debrief and evaluation
- provided an accurate verbal and written report of the incident
- selected and correctly inserted an oropharyngeal airway
- administered oxygen to an unconscious/conscious casualty, including:
- selected and prepared correct oxygen equipment
- administered oxygen safely at correct flow rate
- monitored and coordinated maintenance of resuscitation equipment
- cleaning and decontamination
- checking and diagnosis of faults
- located and interpreted workplace policies and procedures
Course Details & Prerequisites
The duration of the face-to-face training is 4-6 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of the Provide Advanced First Aid course. Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or may be refused entry.
There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training covering the course theory learnt that day. Students will also be assessed on practical skills as a requirement to pass the course.
Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance. If under 14, written consent must be provided by a parent / guardian.
First Aid Training Group also utilises an Advanced Student Management System to notify clients and students when certificates are due to expire, ensuring students are always compliant and competent.
Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.
The HLTAID007 certificate is valid for 12 months from the completion date. The Australian Resuscitation Council recommends the CPR skills component is refreshed annually.
Once enrolled, First Aid Training Group will email participants a Provide Advanced Resuscitation booking confirmation with venue details and maps, course requirements and terms of enrolment.