Advanced Resuscitation aims to provide participants with the necessary skills, knowledge and applications to use advanced resuscitation techniques. It is specifically designed for individuals wishing to safely administer oxygen by facemask or mechanical resuscitator to a breathing or non-breathing casualty.
6 -8 hours (full course)
On successfully completing the training and assessment, participants will obtain a nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in the following units of competency:
- HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
- HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
CPR – 1 year
Advanced Resuscitation – 1 year
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE?
- Individuals needing advanced resuscitation training
- Workplaces (large or small)
- Workplace First Aid Officers
- Businesses with medical oxygen equipment
- Participants will need to provide their existing Unique Student Identifier (USI) or create one at www.usi.gov.au .
- Participants wishing to undertake this course must have a suitable level of health and fitness. The course will require participants to demonstrate a minimum of 2 minutes of CPR on a resuscitation manikin placed on floor level and a variety of practical skills including placing simulated casualties into safe positions (assisting to sit down, rolling unconscious casualty into a stable position on their side).
- Participants will also be required to communicate verbally with those simulating casualties, bystander or emergency services personnel during their practical tasks.
- Participants will need to complete theory and practical assessments.
- Anyone who is unsure of their suitability to undertake the courses should contact the RTO to discuss their individual circumstances prior to enrolling.
WHAT TO BRING
- Participants need to come suitably dressed for practical activities which will require movement between sitting, standing and floor level. Comfortable clothing (pants/trousers recommended over skirts/dresses) and enclosed footwear is required for all courses.
- Participants are to bring a blue/black ink pen for completing written assessment tasks, a notebook is also recommended for those wishing to take their own notes during instruction.
- Participants attending courses will need to bring their own food and drinks as this is not included in the RTO’s course fees.
Full course $135
For groups of 10 or more, contact ALAQ and we can put together a tailored package that suits you, your workplace and your budget.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
This unit applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, including community and workplace settings.
Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.
RESPOND TO AN EMERGENCY SITUATION
- Recognise an emergency situation
- Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
- Assess the casualty and recognise the need for advanced resuscitation response
- Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services where required
PERFORM ADVANCED RESUSCITATION
- Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- Provide supplemental oxygen
- Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
- Obtain consent from casualty where possible
- Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible
- Monitor casualty condition and rectify issues preventing adequate treatment
COMMUNICATE DETAILS OF THE INCIDENT
- Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
- Report details of incident in line with organisational policies
- Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
EVALUATE THE INCIDENT
- Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
- Participate in debriefing to address individual needs
- Check, maintain and clean equipment ready for future use
Download your ALAQ Participant Handbook here.