✓ This course is delivered in line with the Australian resuscitation council.
✓ The course may apply to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in arrange of situations, including
community & workplace settings.
You will learn the skills and knowledge to:
- perform uninterrupted single rescuer CPR for adults and infants.
- Demonstrate rotation of operators, with minimal interruption to CPR.
- Respond appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting.
- Manage an unconscious breathing casualty.
- Follow the prompts of an external defibrillator (AED).
- Respond to a simulated first aid scenario relating to community / workplace setting.
- Demonstrate safe manual handling techniques.
- How to provide accurate verbal or written report of an incident.
- State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:
- ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
- safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
- infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
- requirements for currency of skill and knowledge
- Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:
- Stress management techniques & available support following an emergency event.
- Duty of care requirements.
- Respectful behaviour towards a casualty.
- Your own skills & limitations.
- Privacy & confidentiality.
- Importance of debriefing.
- Considerations when providing CPR:
- airway obstruction due to body position
- appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
- appropriate use of an AED
- chain of survival
- standard precautions
- Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
- how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
- upper airway and effect of positional change
A Statement of an Attainment with a Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) logo on it, valid for 1 year.