HLTAID004

- Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

 

Duration:

One day with prior completion of pre-course study

Target group:

Educators and support staff working in an education and care setting with infants, children and adults and who are required to respond to a child with an asthma attack, anaphylaxis and a range of first aid emergencies.

Aim:

To give participants confidence in responding in a first aid emergency for a child victim, including asthma, anaphylaxis and a range of childhood injuries and illnesses.

Objectives:

On completion of the program participants should be able to:

  • follow a risk management plan in an education and care setting
  • recognize and manage a range of childhood first aid emergencies
  • recognize and manage an asthma or anaphylaxis emergency
  • deliver competent care to a child with special health needs.

Methodology:

Completion of a pre-course study component followed by face-to-face training using various instructional techniques.  These are supported by resuscitation training manikins and other first aid equipment in a training course with practical and theoretical components.

Award:

Participants who demonstrate competence in the required theoretical and practical components will receive a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

Course Standards:

The ‘Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting’ course is nationally recognised and accredited as an approved course by ACEQA (www.aceqa.gov.au). The CPR component is consistent with current Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and standards.