This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
This course applies to workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
The course covers the following topics:
• Legal considerations
• Basic anatomy and physiology
• Respond to an emergency situation
• Performing adult and infant CPR in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines including:
o managing the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
o managing the unconscious, non-breathing adult and infant, including:
performing at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult and infant resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
operating and following the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
demonstrating a rotation of single rescuer operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
responding appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
handing over to emergency services
providing an accurate verbal report of the incident
reviewing the incident
• Perform uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on an infant manikin and adult manikin on the floor and use of an AED in line with procedures.
• Provide photo I.D on entry
• Unless exempt, provide a verifiable USI number
• Be physically fit and healthy with capacity to perform manual tasks
• Be able to read, write, communicate orally, and understand and interpret complex information and situations
• Interact with others and work under pressure
• Dress appropriately i.e., long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots/closed in shoes, safety glasses
Please ensure you read our Student Handbook for further information on our policies, procedures, terms, and program conditions.
If you are unsure if you require learning support, SDS can provide access to a LLN assessment that identifies if any learning support is needed. Please ensure you inform the training team on registration, if you fail to inform the training team at registration, learning support may not be available on the day of training.
This course is delivered over half a day and consists of classroom-based theory learning with practical based activities.
$70.00 (No GST applicable)
Assessment includes written and/or multiple-choice knowledge assessment and practical based skills assessments.
On successful completion participants will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment for:
• HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
To ensure your skills and knowledge are maintained the Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines recommend retraining in CPR at least annually.