This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant following cardiac arrest.
4 - 6 hours approx. (depending on class size and student's prior knowledge)
- Knowledge of the ARC Guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
- Safe work practices to minimise risk and potential hazards and harm
- Infection control principles and procedures
- Duty of care requirements
- Display respectful behaviour towards casualty
- Consent requirements
- Responding to signs of an unconscious casualty
- Basic Life Support - DRSABCD
- Airway obstructions
- Appropriate duration and cessation of CPR
- Chain of survival
- Importance of debriefing
This course is available online. All theory is delivered through our multi award-winning online learning portal. Once complete, students must book into a one-day practical assessment session in order to gain full qualification.
Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays, analysis of case studies and a written quiz.
On successful completion of this course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit: HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Current industry standards recommend this course is updated every 12 months.