HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

FIRST AID FOR TEACHERS AND CHILDCARE WORKERS

 

Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909

PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by TalkSmart Training

Course duration

Blended & Blended Refresher- Completion of 2 hour of unsupervised pre-course study and 6 hours of face to face training and assessment.

Face to Face Refresher: Completing 6 hours face to face training and assessment and workplace practical tasks

Children’s first aid is very important. If you work in family daycare or early childhood education, this course meets ACECQA requirements.

This course teaches you the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.  The course 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 will contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulation (2011). This course has been approved by ACECQA and meets the requirements of “First Aid, Asthma & Anaphylaxis”. The participant must be able to demonstrate the knowledge required to effectively complete the tasks outlined. This includes knowledge of: State/Territory regulations, first aid codes of practice and workplace procedures including:

  • ARC Guidelines for provision of CPR and first aid to infants, children and adults
  • guidelines from Australian national peak clinical bodies
  • safe work practices to minimise risks and potential hazards
  • first aid requirements for services under the Education and Care Services National Law
  • infection control principles and procedures, including use of standard precautions
  • requirements for currency of skill and knowledge

Legal, workplace and community considerations, including:

  • awareness of potential need for stress-management techniques and available support following an emergency situation, including the psychological impact on children
  • duty of care requirements
  • respectful behaviour towards a casualty
  • own skills and limitations
  • consent, including situations in which parental/caregiver consent is required
  • privacy and confidentiality requirements
  • importance of debriefing

Considerations when providing first aid including:

  • airway obstruction due to body position
  • appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
  • appropriate use of an AED, including placement of pads for adults and children aged older than 8 years
  • specific considerations when using an AED on children aged between 1 and 8 years, including identification of AED with pediatric capability, pediatric voltage and use of pediatric pads
  • chain of survival
  • standard precautions
  • how to conduct a visual and verbal assessment of the casualty

Principles and procedures for application of first aid management of the following scenarios:

  • abdominal injuries
  • allergic reaction
  • anaphylaxis, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of adrenaline auto injectors
  • asthma, including signs, symptoms and triggers and using different types of bronchodilators
  • basic care of a wound
  • bleeding control
  • burns
  • cardiac conditions, including chest pain
  • choking and airway obstruction
  • crush injuries
  • diabetes
  • dislocations
  • drowning
  • envenomation
  • environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
  • eye and ear injuries
  • febrile convulsions
  • fractures
  • head, neck and spinal injuries
  • minor skin injuries
  • needle stick injuries
  • poisoning and toxic substances
  • respiratory distress
  • seizures, including epilepsy
  • shock
  • soft tissue injuries, including sprains and strains
  • stroke
  • unconsciousness

Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:

  • how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
  • chest
  • infant respiratory systems and implications for provision of CPR
  • basic anatomical differences between adults and children, and the implications for provision of first aid
  • normal clinical values for children
  • response/consciousness
  • upper airway and effect of positional change

Read more about “Student Pre-enrolment Information”

Course Delivery: This course will be delivered in the workplace or at your venue

Work Placement Arrangements: No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints: Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website www.allenstraining.com.au for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Course Fees and Payments: Cost: $200 per person

• Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees.

Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.

Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.

Assessment Requirements:

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements

• Participants must have the physical capacity to establish and maintain first aid facilities.

• Participants must be able to use a computer to conduct research on the internet.

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

• Performance tasks – The assessor will observe you demonstrating the following:

  • − Infant CPR

  • − Adult/child CPR & defibrillation

  • Anaphylaxis & epi pen

  • Asthma & medication

  • Written incident report

  • Choking

  • Head injury

  • Turn a casualty on his/her side

  • Bleeding control & shock

  • Pit for snake/spider bite

  • Rice for sprain

  • Bandage & sling for fracture

  • Seizure

  • Poisoning

  • Verbal report, debrief and evaluate

Theory assessment

  • Research relevant websites to locate First Aid Codes of Practice and answer written questions

  • Complete a written first aid response plan form

  • A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. You must complete all assessment questions.

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

  • HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting

  • To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

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