2 days: 8:30 am – 5 pm (daily)
This course requires that students must have previously achieved HLTAID003 Provide first aid within the past 6 months. Current certificate to be provided at the time of enrolment.
- The Fundamentals
- Contingency planning
- Creativity in first aid
- Risk Assessment
- Access and egress
- Communication equipment
- Remote area (long term) management
- Clean Water
- Safety in extreme climates
- Emergency shelters
- Carbon Monoxide
- Positioning and moving a casualty
- Immobilisation techniques
- Manual handling
- Pain management
- Accident and Injury Protocol
- In Case of Death
- Communication strategies
- Evacuation methods including aero-medical evacuation
- In the field scenarios (Day 2)
Entry to this course requires recent (within 6 months) achievement of HLTAID003 Provide first aid.
The recommended industry standard to maintain current competency is for this course to be refreshed every 3 years.
Students will be assessed through the demonstration of practical skills, participation in role plays and remote area simulations, analysis of case studies, written practical tasks and a written test.
On successful completion of this remote first aid course, students will be issued with a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations.
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