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Childcare First Aid

Duration:
1 Day

Max Students:
15

Designed for:

Pre-requisites:
Nil

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) - www.usi.gov.au
Fitness to participate

This training course involves the completion of a theory workbook prior to the start of the training session (taking approximately 3 hours) which is submitted on the morning of the training course.

Description:

Content:

Note: This training course involves the completion of a theory workbook prior to the start of the training session (taking approximately 3 hours) which is submitted on the morning of the training course.

The following items are covered during the conduct of the training:

  • Legal and ethical responsibilities
  • Assess the incident scene
  • Conduct D-R-S-A-B-C-D
  • CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
  • Recovery position
  • Basic anatomy
  • Child physiology
  • Managing bleeding, burns and fractures
  • Managing eye & soft tissue injuries
  • Managing medical conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, asthma and anaphylaxis
  • Managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
  • Incident reporting in a child care setting

Units of Competency

HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

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

Assessment:
Assessment of this course is through written and practical assessment including the observation of students carrying out a range of scenarios. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Delivery Method:
Classroom theory via PowerPoint or the issued learner resource including use of audio-visual material and practical activities.


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