Course Title: Provide first aid

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2017

Class Number: See specific class number

Class Section:

Please see Enrolment Online (EOL) to check the class section and class number.

Course Code: OHTH5899C

Course Title: Provide first aid

School: 174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Campus: City Campus

Program: C3393 - Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Course Contact: Ms. Suzanne Dellas Fatone

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9341 1406

Course Contact Email: sue.fatone@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Mr Nicholas Greer
Program Manager

Telephone: +61 3 9341 1420
Email nicholas.greer@rmit.edu.au

 

Ms. Sandra Torbica
Educator

Telephone: 9341 1408
Email sandra.torbica@rmit.edu.au 

Nominal Hours: 18

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

Nil

Course Description

 This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing /regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Element:

1. Respond to an emergency situation

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Recognise an emergency situation

1.2 Identify, assess and manage immediate hazards to health and safety of self and others

1.3 Assess the casualty and recognise the need for first aid response

1.4 Assess the situation and seek assistance from emergency response services

 

Element:

2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines

2.2 Provide first aid in accordance with established first aid principles

2.3 Display respectful behaviour towards casualty

2.4 Obtain consent from casualty where possible

2.5 Use available resources and equipment to make the casualty as comfortable as possible

2.6 Operate first aid equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions

2.7 Monitor the casualty’s condition and respond in accordance with first aid principles

Element:

3. Communicate details of the incident

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services

3.2 Report details of incident to workplace supervisor as appropriate

3.3 Maintain confidentiality of records and information in line with statutory and/or organisational policies

Element:

4. Evaluate the incident and own performance

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents

4.2 Participate in debriefing to address individual needs


Learning Outcomes


Refer to Elements


Details of Learning Activities

 A combination of learning activities will support student’s learning in this unit, such as

  • Facilitator led classroom based lecture and or workshop using PowerPoint Presentations
  • Demonstration and classroom discussion
  • Facilitator led practical clinical demonstration
  • Group discussions
  • Participation in group activities based on simulated workplace exercises
  • Online learning resources accessed via myRMIT Studies (BlackBoard)
  • including online tests or quizzes
  • Practical clinical practice, peer evaluation/feedback session
  • Written classroom tasks


Teaching Schedule

 This unit is scheduled for delivery for both Trainee Groups and Non Trainee Groups and the teaching schedule is per the timetable issued on Phase 1 Day1 and is also available on BlackBoard.  

Please note that timetable is subject to change at the discretion of RMIT; In this event notification will be provided to your student email.

Phase 4 Day 1 First Aid lecture (Facilitator led class work shop/classroom activities)

Phase 4 Day 1 Practical Assessment :  CPR Practical Assessment 1 (adult) &  CPR Practical Assessment 2 (infant)  

 Students will attempt the practical assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be graded with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. In order to achieve a Satisfactory result, student must successfully complete all listed requirements of assessment criteria.Students will receive verbal feedback on this assessment on the day of the assessment.

Phase 5 Day 1 Practical Assessment:    Bandaging and slings, Bronchodilator and Spacer and Autoinjectors


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Haines. J. (2016) Emergency First Aid 17th Ed APL Healthcare

078-0-9941981-9-8

Bird. D. & Robinson D (2014) Torres & Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Ed. W.B.

978-1-4557-7451-7


References


Other Resources

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through myRMIT and may be provided with additional materials in class. Lists of relevant reference books, resources in the library and accessible Internet sites will be provided where possible. During the course, you will be directed to websites to enhance your knowledge and understanding of difficult concepts.


Overview of Assessment

Before the critical aspects of evidence are considered all prerequisites must be met.

Each candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role.

There must be evidence that the candidate has completed the following tasks in line with state/territory regulations, first aid codes of practice, Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines and workplace procedures:

  • Followed DRSABCD in line with ARC guidelines, including:
  • Responded to at least two simulated first aid scenarios contextualised to the candidate’s workplace/community setting
  • Applied first aid procedures

Assessment

Assessment: Task 1

Online quizzes x 3

Assessment: Task 2

CPR Practical Assessment 1 (adult)

Assessment: Task 3

CPR Practical Assessment 2 (infant)

Assessment: Task 4

First Aid Practical  Assessments

(Autoinjectors, Bandages & Slings and Spacers and Asthma Medication).

 

 

Assessment Mapping Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Ass1

Ass 2

Ass 3

Ass 4

1.1

X

X

X

 

1.2

X

X

X

 

1.3

X

X

X

 

1.4

 

X

X

 

2.1

X

X

X

 

2.2

 

X

X

 

2.3

 

X

X

X

2.4

X

 

 

X

2.5

 

X

X

X

2.6

X

X

X

X

2.7

 

X

X

X

3.1

 

X

X

 

3.2

X

 

 

 

3.3

X

 

 

X

4.1

X

 

 

X

4.2

X

 

 

X

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks.


Assessment Tasks

 To demonstrate competency in this course, students will need to complete all the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. 

1. Assessment Online Quizzes

This is conducted after classes in Phase 3 and access via BlackBoard.  Students have three attempts to complete the three online quizzes and feedback is provided for the online quizzes.

2. Phase 4 Day 1 Practical Assessment 2:  CPR Practical Assessment 1 (adult)     

 Students will attempt the practical assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be graded with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. In order to achieve a Satisfactory result, student must successfully complete all listed requirements of assessment criteria.Students will receive verbal feedback on this assessment on the day of the assessment.

3. Phase 4 Day 1 Practical Assessment 3:     CPR Practical Assessment 2 (infant)      

Students will attempt the practical assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be graded with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. In order to achieve a Satisfactory result, student must successfully complete all listed requirements of assessment criteria.Students will receive verbal feedback on this assessment on the day of the assessment.        

4. Phase 5 Day 1 Practical Assessment 4:

  • Bandaging and slings
  • Bronchodilator and Spacer                
  • Autoinjectors                        

Students will attempt the practical assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be graded with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. In order to achieve a Satisfactory result, student must successfully complete all listed requirements of assessment criteria.Students will receive verbal feedback on this assessment on the day of the assessment.

 


Assessment Matrix

AD PER ASSESSMENT OVERVIEW

Other Information

 Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):

You may be eligible for credit towards courses in your program if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning and/or industry experience. To be eligible for credit towards a course, you must demonstrate that you have already completed learning and/or gained industry experience that is:
• Relevant
• Current
• Satisfies the learning/competency outcomes of the course

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit  to find more information about credit transfer and RPL.

Study and Learning Support:
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• Assignment writing, thesis writing and study skills advice
• Maths and science developmental support and advice
• English language development

Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/studyandlearningcentre to find more information about Study and Learning Support.

Disability Liaison Unit:
If you are suffering from long-term medical condition or disability, you should contact Disability Liaison Unit to seek advice and support to complete your studies.
Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/disability  to find more information about services offered by Disability Liaison Unit.

Late Submission:
If you require an Extension of Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) for seven calendar days or less (from the original due date) and have valid reasons, you must complete an Application for Extension of Submittable Work (7 Calendar Days or less) form and lodge it with the Senior Educator/ Program Manager.
The application must be lodged no later than one working day before the official due date. You will be notified within no more than two working days of the date of lodgement as to whether the extension has been granted.

If you seek an Extension of Submittable Work for more than seven calendar days (from the original due date), you must lodge an Application for Special Consideration form under the provisions of the Special Consideration Policy, preferably prior to, but no later than two working days after the official due date.

Submittable Work (assignments, reports or project work etc.) submitted late without approval of an extension will not be accepted or marked.

Special Consideration:
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Plagiarism:
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Please refer to http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity  to find more information about plagiarism.

Email Communication:
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