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HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

This new kids first aid course developed for teachers, parents and carers will give you the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, in a range of situations for adults and children in an education and care setting.

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).


What will I learn?

  • Legal and other issues
  • Debriefing/Welfare
  • Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
  • CPR and AED
  • Airway management/Choking
  • Allergic reaction/ Anaphylaxis
  • Cardiac conditions
  • Diabetes - Seizures
  • Shock management
  • Bleeding and wound care
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Eye and ear injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Environmental conditions
  • Envenomation
  • Poisons & Needle stick injuries


Pre-Requisites 

There are no pre-requisites for HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting.


Delivery

Face-to-face only


Refresher 

Current industry standards state refreshers must be updated every 3 years with the CPR component being refreshed every 12 months.


Assessment

Students will be required to complete both theory and practical components of this course.

*This course involves crouching down on the floor to give CPR.


Outcome

Students who successfully complete the course will receive the nationally recognised HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting Statement of Attainment. This Statement of Attainment is from the latest version of the HLT Health training package and is the most up-to-date qualification available for first aid in health and child care.

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