HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site

Duration: 2 day workshop

HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site is specifically designed to satisfy the first aid requirements for workers who may be required to prepare for and provide a first aid response in locations beyond the reach of timely medical assistance. This course includes CPR.

​Course Contents

  • First Aid Principles

  • Infection Control & Hygiene

  • Legal Aspects of First Aid

  • Incident Approach and Management

  • Patient Assessment

  • Basic Life Support

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation and use of an Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

  • First aid knowledge and skills relating to airway obstruction, asthma, allergies and anaphylaxis, bleeding and shock (including use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings), envenomation, soft tissue injuries, dislocations and fractures

  • First aid knowledge relating to a variety of medical conditions and traumatic injuries

  • Skills and knowledge relating to planning for remote work/travel, survival techniques, communication equipment, triage and managing multiple casualties, monitoring casualties (taking vital signs), moving casualties, organising transport and evacuation options

Assessment

HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site includes both a theoretical and practical assessment component. Theory assessment includes the completion of a multiple choice workbook and knowledge assessment, and practical assessments that include:

  • CPR and use of a defibrillator
  • Responding to 3 different first aid scenarios, including a situation where participants will need to use their knowledge and skills to determine what is wrong with the casualty.

Please note all participants must be able to perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on both an infant resuscitation manikin and an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor with correct technique, to be marked as competent. This course includes an evening/night component to demonstrate skills in the dark.

Foundation skills

HLTAID013 includes the following types of skills as listed below, Note: If the training and assessment requires any tasks harder than this, and you feel unable to complete what is asked, we will support you through the training process.

You need to be able to:

  • Apply first aid skills to different locations and casualties
  • Read and interpret basic signs, such as labels on first aid supplies, buttons on the AED and warning signs
  • Provide a verbal report and handover in English about the situation and your first aid treatment
  • Complete a basic casualty form and incident report form (written document)
  • Estimate weight to ensure safe lifting
  • Count breaths and compressions
  • Tell time to record when something happens

Outcomes

​On successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a nationally recognised statement of attainment for HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, HLTAID010 Provide Basic Life Support, HTLAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID013 Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site.

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

From 1 January 2015 when you attend a first aid course (nationally recognised training) you will need to have a USI.

A USI will give you access to your online USI account which will contain all your nationally recognised training records and results from 1 January 2015 onwards.

This is a requirement of the Australian Government Department of Industry.

Healthguard is a Registered Training Organisation and must comply with Government Legislation to maintain our registration. As of the 1 January 2015 we will be unable to issue you a Statement of Attainment for your course until you supply us with your USI.

Visit the USI website at: usi.gov.au

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Course Dates

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Start Date Classes Units Location Cost
Mon 7th Feb 2022 at 8:00AM 1 class 4 units Mt Nelson Price Book