HLTAID001 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2 Hours (plus pre-course study)
This nationally recognised course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Unique Student Identifier (USI) – www.usi.gov.au
This course provides participants with the confidence and competence required to perform CPR on an unconscious casualty. The training course is taught according to the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course takes personnel through both the theory of why we do CPR and many practical exercises that emphasise the ‘how’ we perform CPR.
This training course involves the completion of an online assessment prior to the start of the training session.
The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:
- Assess the incident scene
- Conduct D-R-S-A-B-C-D
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques
- Roll patient into recovery position
- Handover to Medical personnel
- Manage a choking patient
Unit of Competency
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Assessment of this course is through written and practical assessment including the observation of students carrying out a range of scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.
Classroom theory via PowerPoint in addition to the online pre-course assessment