CPR/HLTAID003 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Course Fee: $80
Class: Monday -Tuesday
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Application for Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.
This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
Elements and Performance Criteria for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Elements define the essential outcomes.
Performance criteria specify the level of performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.
1. Respond to an emergency situation
1.1 Recognise an emergency situation
1.2 Identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others
1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR
1.4 Seek assistance from emergency response services
2. Perform CPR procedures
2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines
2.2 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
2.3 Operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions
3. Communicate details of the incident
3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate
3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies
The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.