HLTAID004 – Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting
FIRST AID FOR TEACHERS AND CHILDCARE WORKERS
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by TalkSmart Training
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
Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 30-minute face to face practical assessment.
Children’s first aid is very important. If you work in family daycare or early childhood education, this course meets ACECQA requirements.
Providing effective, lifesaving first aid interventions requires instruction and practical training. As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with a real-life situation, particularly in an education and care setting.
This course has been developed for 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. It is delivered in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines.
During training you will gain the confidence and ability to recognise an emergency situation, identify hazards and make them safer, and provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.
You will also learn the importance of recognising the possible psychological impacts on self, other rescuers and children, talking with children about their emotions and responses to events and participating in debriefing with your supervisor.
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
- cardiac conditions, including chest pain
- choking and airway obstruction
- crush injuries
- environmental impact, including hypothermia, hyperthermia, dehydration and heat stroke
- eye and ear injuries
- febrile convulsions
- head, neck and spinal injuries
- minor skin injuries
- needle stick injuries
- poisoning and toxic substances
- respiratory distress
- seizures, including epilepsy
- soft tissue injuries, including sprains and strains
Basic anatomy and physiology relating to:
- how to recognise a person is not breathing normally
- 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
- upper airway and effect of positional change
Course Delivery: This course will be delivered:
In the workplace or at your venue
Online learning with face to face assessment
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.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
• 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?
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
• Performance tasks – The assessor will observe you demonstrating the following:
Adult/child CPR & defibrillation
Anaphylaxis & Epipen
Asthma & medication
Written incident report
Turn a casualty on his/her side
Bleeding control & shock
Pit for snake/spider bite
Rice for sprain
Bandage & sling for fracture
Verbal report, debrief and evaluate
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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