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HLTAID001
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

The purpose of this unit is to meet the mandatory training and competency requirements for workers within the Electricity Supply Industry.

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings, and required demonstrated practical application for competency assessment.

Pre-requisites:
There are no prerequisites.
Frequency:
Annual as defined in the VESI Skills and Training Guidelines
Course Duration:
8 hours (Provide first aid in an ESI environment and CPR)
Max Class:
12
Certification:
On successful completion of this course the learner will be issued with a nationally recognised
Statement of Attainment.
Summary of content
  • Respond to an emergency situation; recognise an emergency situation, identify, assess and minimise immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others. Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR, seek assistance from emergency response services
  • Perform CPR procedures; perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation in accordance with ARC guidelines, display respectful behaviour towards casualty, operate automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Communicate details of the incident; accurately convey incident details to emergency response services, report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate, maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies