Provide CPR (sometimes known as RACGP BLS)

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Course information

Reskilling in HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is required to be undertaken annually, with the first aid qualification (HLTAID003 Provide First Aid) renewed every three years, ref; NT WorkSafe - First Aid Code of Practice for First aiders.

Our courses provide participants with the knowledge and skills to confidently recognise and respond to an emergency situation requiring Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).  The course meets compliance with the Royal Australian College of General Practictioners and is suitable for medical staff, students and corporate clients, delivered in town or at remote locations, and can also be tailored to suit your specific requirements.

Course fee:

You have selected attendance for this CPR Workshop via the ASAM 2018 Conference website. The workshop fee must be paid before a Certificate or Statement of Attainment is issued. Pre-payment to the Conference Organisers (Iceberg Events) secures your enrolment for this course.

Recognition Prior Learning (RPL), Credit Transfer (CT) and National Recognition

Due to RACGP guidelines, no RPL is offered for this course.

CPR Training and assessment arrangements:

This accredited course is delivered in one session of two (2) hours, or until learners have displayed competency.

Practical learning is delivered in a mixed modality of on-line thoery and face to face practicum, with competencies determined progressively throughout the course by the observation of learners participating in course activities.

Our First Aid educator observes the participants application of skills and knowledge throughout the face to face practical session, during simulated emergency scenarios, contextualised to the candidate's workplace/community settings, and other skill stations.  CPR assessment requires candidates to perform at least two (2) minutes of single rescuer uninterrupted CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor and an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface. 

While applicants must possess functional written and spoken English skills, we make adjustment for learners requesting support in undertaking the theory assessment during the practical session.

Students under 14 years of age must provide written permission to attend the course from their parent or guardian.

Educators and learning support:

The course is delivered by local, qualified industry professionals, who recognise the needs of the individuals and embrace the principles of cultural safety in their teaching.

Text Books:

All participants receive a hard copy Emergency CPR reference book to assist you in maintaining your knowledge over time.  LLN support can be provided to participants on request, which includes additonal face to face time with the trainer/assessor.

Course subjects:

1 competency unit is required for award of this qualification, with content including:

  • Principles of First Aid, legal issues
  • Management of Conscious and Unconscious Casualties
  • Airway Management
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Heart Conditions

Also encompassing an introduction to use of the Epi-Pen, the Automated External Defibrillation (AED) and special needs of remote area practice.

 

Important information

  • student short course handbook (PDF) - (updating)

 

Additional information on accredited training can be found at Training.gov.au.

This one day course is conducted under the auspices and in partnership with APL Group Pty Ltd RTO 3586 t/as Australian First Aid.



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