HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course teaches the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. This course is developed for existing workers in the industry who may require CPR training as recommended by the ARC.

Prerequisite:

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target audience

Existing workers in the industry who may require CPR training first aid training as recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Initial Course duration:

  • Mixed Mode: Completion of on-line pre-course study with 2 hours practical training

Safe Act Pty Ltd delivers this nationally recognised training in partnership with, and under the auspices of, Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course teaches the skills and knowledge;

  • Recognise an emergency situation
  • Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
  • Seek assistance from emergency response services
  • Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
  • Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • 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

By 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
  • responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • managed the unconscious breathing casualty
  • followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
  • followed the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED)

And responded to at least one simulated first aid scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:

  • demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
  • provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident

Upcoming HLTAID001 Provide CPR courses