HLTAID013 – PROVIDE FIRST AID IN REMOTE OR ISOLATED SITE

HLTAID013 – PROVIDE FIRST AID IN REMOTE OR ISOLATED SITE

COURSE SUMMARY

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site provides a lifesaving first aid response in a remote or isolated site where medical assistance may be delayed or evacuation is required, requires specific instruction and practical training.  

The course teaches preparation for first aid emergencies based on the site and in line with legal and workplace requirements, Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.

You will learn to assess a casualty, providing safety, contacting and relaying initial and concise information to assist emergency services to your location, undertaking triage for multiple casualties and providing ongoing care. 

Instruction on basic first aid and CPR will be provided, as well as treatments specific to remote conditions, such as hypothermia or hyperthermia, head, neck and spinal injuries, using tourniquets and haemostatic dressings for life-threatening bleeding, and managing a casualty in shock.

HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site covers completing incident documentation and debriefing, recognising areas for improvement, psychological impacts, the potential need for stress management and support, and seeking help as required.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Prepare equipment for first aid response in remote or isolated site
  • Assess the situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Coordinate evacuation and first aid activities until assisstance arrives
  • Review the incident
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.

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Important information prior to enrolment
UNIT BEING DELIVERED

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. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

  • HLTAID013 – Provide First Aid in Remote or Isolated Site
  • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID010 – Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation   
RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency. Note: HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation participants are required to re-certify every 12 months from their completion date to maintain this units’ currency.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered:

Please note there is a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 12 students per class.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Face to Face – 16 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
  • Online training with face to face practical assessment – 6 hours (minimum) face to face assessment with the addition of 10 hours of self-paced learning to be completed prior to attending the face to face course
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSBILITIES 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 for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
  • 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.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must be physically able to provide first aid and respond to an emergency situation where there may be risk to life. Participants must have the physical capacity to perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on the floor.

For the online delivery, all self-paced online learning must be completed prior to attendance at the face to face practical assessment.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this unit

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

  • Manage a casualty with anaphylaxis
  • Manage a casualty with asthma
  • Manage a choking casualty
  • Manage a casualty with non-life threatening bleeding and shock, requiring minor wound cleaning
  • Manage a casualty with a nosebleed
  • Manage a casualty with a fracture and dislocation
  • Manage a casualty with a sprain and strain
  • Manage a casualty with envenomation (snake/funnel-web spider bite)
  • Manage a casualty with hyperthermia

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenario:

  • Perform CPR on an adult (including the use of an AED and placing a casualty into the recovery position)
  • Perform CPR on an infant
  • Simulated scenario – First aid response in a remote site (plan and prepare for a remote trip, conduct a basic triage, coordinate an evacuation)

Documentation – The student must complete the following to the appropriate standard:

  • Complete a planning and equipment checklist

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

 

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