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Provide Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (HLTAID007)

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Provide Advanced Resuscitation builds on the knowledge and skills of provide first aid. It focuses on the use and operation of medical oxygen and associated equipment to patients who require it. This course includes CPR.

Theory Component:

  • Legal responsibilities and duty of care, including confidentiality
  • Basic anatomy and physiology and toxicology as it relates to the provision of advanced first aid resuscitation
  • Procedures for performing CPR
  • ARC Guidelines and /or State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies relating to provision of first aid
  • Procedures for dealing with major and minor accidents in the workplace
  • Infection control principles and procedures, including using standard precautions
  • How to gain access to and interpret material safety data sheets (SDSs)
  • Company/organisation standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Priorities of management WHS requirements in the provision of first aid
  • Capabilities of emergency management services
  • First Aiders’ skills and limitations
  • Safe storage and handling procedures for pressurised gases, oxygen and battery operated equipment
  • Chain of survival
  • Benefits of providing oxygen to a casualty and providing suction during the application of advanced resuscitation techniques
  • First Aid management procedures including; use of bag valve mask device, AED, oxygen therapy equipment, manual and oxygen powered suction, and oropharyngeal airways. Sudden cardiac arrest. Collapse, unconsciousness. Shock. Airway management including foreign body airway obstruction. Hypoxia
  • Incident management procedures including: manual handling, hazardous substances, dangerous goods or chemicals. Safe access to the casualty. Awareness of confined spaces and dangerous places. Removal of casualty to safe area, if appropriate. Coordinate activities of other first aiders, if applicable

Practical Component:

  • Manage specific injuries/illnesses and conditions as identified
  • Conduct an initial casualty assessment
  • Plan an appropriate first aid response in line with established first aid principles, policies and procedures, ARC Guidelines and or State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies and industry requirements and respond appropriately to contingencies in line with own skills
  • Apply appropriate resuscitation techniques
  • Demonstrate use of resuscitation equipment
  • Incorporate the use of all equipment into effective treatment of illness/injury
  • Demonstrate the application of first aid principles
  • Comply with WHS legislation
  • Administer oxygen in line with legislation etc
  • Prepare a written report or provide information to enable preparation of an incident report
  • Communicate effectively and assertively and show leadership in an incident
  • Make prompt and appropriate decisions relating to managing an incident in the workplace
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply instructions, guidelines and protocols
  • Call an ambulance and/or medical assistance according to relevant circumstances and report casualty’s condition

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Emergency Response Team Member
  • First Aider

    This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • General Industry
  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Aged Care

    In general it is recommended that people using advanced resuscitation techniques have completed HLTAID003 Provide first aid. Enclosed footwear, suitable attire, a pen/pencil.


    Including CPR

    Duration - One (1) Day

    Time - 8.30am to 4.30pm

    Without CPR

    Duration - Four (4) Hours

    Time - 12.30 to 4.30pm

    Provide Advanced Resuscitation is open to the public and can be delivered on your site upon request. If participants do not have a current "Statement of Attainment in CPR" the course duration will be eight (8) hours, learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Morning/afternoon tea and lunch are provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements

    RPL is not offered. This unit of competency has been taken from the the HLT Health Training Package. Further details can be found at Students who complete this Unit Of Competency may be eligible for further study as: HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

    If you require special assistance, including language literacy and numeracy please notify our office and support services can be arranged. Our student handbook is available from our office and this website.


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