First Aid: Basic - Australia

  • 12 Topics | 49m 59s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
First aid is the immediate care for victims of injuries or sudden illness, before professional medical treatment is available or the person recovers. It not only involves the victim's physical condition and emotional state, but the entire emergency situation. This training course will focus on how to use a systematic approach to evaluate an emergency situation and respond to basic first aid situations prior to the arrival of emergency services. Note: This training should not be used as the primary basis for any first aid certification. It is intended to provide you with knowledge-based training only. This training should be accompanied by a performance-based course, such as HLTFA301C Apply First Aid or HLTFA402C Apply Advanced First Aid, provided by a registered training organisation. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements and current best practice as at October 2017. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. |w Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify the actions that need to be taken when arriving at an accident scene
  • identify basic first aid techniques for conscious and unconscious patients
  • identify the actions needed during the full body examination of a patient
  • identify basic first aid techniques used to treat severe bleeding
  • identify basic first aid techniques used to treat bleeding shock
  • identify basic first aid techniques used to treat fractures
  • identify when to seek immediate medical attention for burns
  • identify basic first aid techniques used to treat various types of burns
  • recognise how to implement the steps of the DRSABCD action plan
  • recognise how to perform CPR
  • identify the actions to take when responding to an adult during a seizure
  • identify the actions to take when responding to an adult after a seizure
  • identify the actions to take when responding to choking in adults
  • identify the basic actions to take to manage heat-related illness
  • identify basic first aid techniques to treat bites and stings

IN THIS COURSE

  • Responding to an Emergency
    4m
  • Responding to Patients
    4m
  • Handling Severe Bleeding
    4m
  • Treating Bleeding Shock
    3m
  • Nursing Fractures
    2m
  • Seeking Medical Attention for Burns
    4m
  • Treating Burns
    4m
  • Implementing DRSABCD and CPR
    5m
  • Responding to Seizures
    3m
  • Responding to Choking
    2m
  • Treating Heat-related Illnesses
    4m
  • Treating Bites and Stings
    3m

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