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Duration: 4 hours
Certificate: 12 months
Prerequisites: HLTAID011 Provide first aid

HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

Healthcorp’s HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course provides the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. The course applies to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.

The HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course provides students, who may be required to, use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex emergency situations. The course enables students to obtain advanced skills in automated external defibrillation, mechanical resuscitation and oxygen delivery and understand the fundamental principles that can be applied to save and preserve life in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. The comprehensive course training comprises of CPR pre-course learning and practical training plus face-to-face training.

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. The demonstrated evidence is performed in line within state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures.

Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:

  • manage the unconscious, breathing casualty including appropriate positioning to reduce the risk of airway compromise
  • manage the unconscious, non-breathing adult, including:
    • perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor 
    • demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compression
    • performing bag-valve-mask (with oxygen) ventilation and compression during resuscitation procedures involving at least two rescuers on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
    • selecting and inserting an appropriate basic airway adjunct
    • follow the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to deliver at least one shock
    • responding appropriately using positioning and suctioning in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
    • managing oxygen equipment appropriately
    • handing over to emergency services
    • providing an accurate verbal report of the incident and written report
    • reviewing the incident
  • manage the unconscious, non-breathing infant, including:
    • single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.
  • managed a casualty with life-threatening bleeding requiring use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings
  • used personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • managed a conscious casualty who requires supplemental oxygen, including:
    • assessing vital signs respirations, pulse, oxygen saturation
    • level of consciousness
    • selecting and preparing correct oxygen equipment
    • checking area for ventilation and sources of ignition
    • administering oxygen safely at correct flow rate
    • managing an equipment malfunction
  • monitored and coordinated maintenance of resuscitation equipment and oxygen therapy equipment, including:
    • dismantling
    • storage
    • disposal
    • cleaning and decontamination
    • checking and diagnosis of faults.

Participants must hold a current HLTAID011 Provide first aid.

Students must be at least 14 years of age at the time of attendance.

Important note: In order to issue an accredited certificate CPR must be performed on the floor with no exemptions.

Clothing: We suggest that you wear comfortable casual clothing, as the practical nature of the demonstrations and practice may possibly require bending, kneeling and lying on the floor. Pants and flat shoes are recommended.

Learn more about the Australian Government’s competency and assessment requirements for this course at

Heathcorp’s HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy course is available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Australia-wide. The face to face training is 4 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of the Provide advanced resuscitation course. Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or will be refused entry. There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training covering the course theory learnt that day. Students will also be assessed on practical skills as a requirement to pass the course.

The HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy certificate is valid for 12 months from the completion date.

Once enrolled, Healthcorp will email students a booking confirmation with venue details and maps, course requirements and terms of enrollment.

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