Healthcorp’s HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – a refresher course which enables students to update theirs skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. CPR skills should be updated annually and is recommended to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
The HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation – a refresher course which provides appropriate training for persons or staff who may require CPR training as recommended by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. The comprehensive course training comprises of 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. There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:
Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor
performed at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer CPR (5 cycles both compressions and ventilations) on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface
responded appropriately in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
managed the unconscious breathing casualty
followed single rescue procedure, including the demonstration of a rotation of operators with minimal interruptions to compressions
followed the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
Responded to at least one simulated first aid scenario contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting, including:
demonstrated safe manual handling techniques
provided an accurate verbal or written report of the incident
There are no pre-requisites for this Provide CPR refresher course. 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.
Heathcorp’s HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation refresher course is available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Australia-wide.
The face to face training is 2.5 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of CPR Training. 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. Once completed, all students will receive a CPR Quick Guide.
Practitioners Members (RACGP) – This course has been approved by the RACGP Quality Improvement & Continuing Professional Development Program.
Total Points – 5 (Category 2) Activity Number 89989
The HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificate is valid for 12 months. The Code of Practice and Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills are refreshed annually.