HLTSS00027 – Occupational First Aid

Introduction:

This course provides the occupational first aider with advanced knowledge and skills to carry out emergency first aid for injuries and illnesses in the workplace.

Participants will come away with a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace, including first aid response in the event of an emergency. Iinformation on state and federal legislations as it applies to first aid in the workplace is covered.

Target Audience:

Anyone employed in, or intending to be employed in a nominated occupational first aider role

Learning Outcomes:

  • On successful completion of this workplace first aid course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment.

Learning Methods:

Demonstration of practical skills, participation in role-plays, analysis of case studies, assessment activities and a quiz.

Please note it is a requirement of this course that practical demonstration of CPR must be performed on the adult manikin on the floor.

Program Benefits:

  • Become an occupational first aider in your organisation
  • Understand workplace legislation relating to safety
  • Learn how to manage first aid services and facilities, such as rooms and kits

Content:

  • Legal and other requirements
  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR & AED
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Cardiopulmonary system
  • Assessment of vital signs
  • Levels of consciousness
  • Oxygen therapy and resuscitation
  • Oropharyngeal airway
  • Bag valve mask (BVM)
  • Maintenance of resuscitation equipment
  • Workplace risk assessments & response plan
  • Maintenance of first aid equipment
  • Recording and reporting incidents
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Bleeding and wound care
  • Burns, including thermal, chemical, friction and electrical
  • Cardiac emergencies
  • Choking and airway obstruction
  • Crush injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Drowning
  • Emergency childbirth
  • Envenomation
  • Extremes of heat and cold
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head, neck and spinal injuries
  • Poisoning and toxic substances
  • Respiratory distress, including asthma
  • Seizures/convolsions
  • Shock management
  • Stroke
  • Substance misuse
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Australian Capital Territory
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New South Wales
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9 - 12 February 2021 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Sydney 2 $580.00
6 - 9 April 2021 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Sydney 10 $580.00
1 - 4 June 2021 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Sydney 10 $580.00
Northern Territory
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Queensland
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9 - 12 March 2021 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Milton 10 $580.00
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