The St John Advanced Resuscitation course is a course designed for experienced first aiders who use specific equipment and often work in higher risk environments. This course develops advanced skills for providing life support and focuses on the use of oxygen delivery systems and in-depth knowledge and skill in the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED).
This course also covers the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation and oxygen therapy in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
Participants are required to undertake or present evidence for HLTAID011 Provide First Aid prior to commencing HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy.
What certification do you get?
On successful completion of this course, you will be issued a statement of attainment in:
• HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
• HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
St John recommends, as per the First Aid in the Workplace Code of Practice and the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines, that first aid skills are renewed every 3 years and resuscitation skills (HLTAID009/HLTAID015) are renewed every 12 months.
|• DRSABCD action plan|
• Infection control
• Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
• Soft bag resuscitation
• Administration of oxygen
• Oxygen delivery systems
• Oxygen therapy and resuscitation
• Oropharyngeal airway
|• Bag valve mask (BVM)|
• Legal and other requirements
• Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
• Anatomy and physiology
• Assessment of vital signs
• Levels of consciousness
• Suction equipment
• Maintenance of resuscitation equipment