Course Title: Provide first aid
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2016
Course Code: OHTH5869C
Course Title: Provide first aid
School: 360T Education
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Program: C4349 - Certificate IV in Education Support
Course Contact: Soosan Kian
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9183
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
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
No specific pre-requisite or co-requisite
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.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
1. Respond to an emergency situation
1.1 Recognise an emergency situation
2. Apply appropriate first aid procedures
2.1 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in accordance with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines
3. Communicate details of the incident
3.1 Accurately convey incident details to emergency response services
4. Evaluate the incident and own performance
4.1 Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers involved in critical incidents
This unit develops the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. It applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
Details of Learning Activities
This unit is part of Certificate IV in Education Support program. Your program consists of face to face teaching, Directed Unsupervised Study and compulsory work placement. The major learning experience involves participating in face to face classes. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency. You are not required to attend to complete Directed Unsupervised Study, however you are expected to complete all work given and will at times be required to show evidence that the work has been completed in this unit. Directed/Unsupervised Study is a very important part of your program. An outline of it will be posted weekly on Blackboard.
While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources. Should the teaching schedule change students will be advised via blackboard.
Library Orientation & an RMIT Online Systems Information Session will be scheduled during the first two weeks of your program. Information about student services, rights and responsibilities is contained in your student diary.
The HLTAID003 Unit will be delivered during the semester through 2 workshops during Week 14-16.
• Basic Life Support (DRSABCD)
• CPR and AED
• Shock Management
• Airway Management - Asthma, Choking, Severe Allergic Reaction, Hyperventilation
• Cardiac Emergencies
• Seizures and Convulsions
E1, E2, E3, E4
• Bleeding and Wound Care
• Burns and Scalds
• Extremes of Heat and Cold
• Musculoskeletal Injuries
• Poisons and Toxic Substances
• Bites and Stings
• Abdominal injuries
E1, E2, E3, E4
TEXTS AND EQUIPMENT
There are no set texts in this course. RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through handouts, our online systems and access to facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources. It is recommended that you bring:
• Display folder with plastic sleeves
• Highlighter pens
• Notebook or loose leaf paper
• USB (Memory stick)
Overview of Assessment
You must demonstrate critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit.
You may be assessed by:
• Oral and/or written questioning
• oral presentations
• Scenarios (industry-validated)
• Direct observation of actual work practice
• Presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files
• Work-based activities
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
The Student Charter www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/supporting-learning-and-teaching/student-charter/ summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT University student as well as the responsibilities of the university.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which can be found on the RMIT University website at: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1
You will be assessed through a combination of assessment methods:
Assessment 1 demonstration of practical skills
Assessment 2 participation in role plays
Assessment 3 analysis of case studies
Assessment 4 a written quiz
Assessment tasks in this unit are assessed using the following competency based results:
CA - Competency achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
All Assessment tasks should be submitted by the due date. If an extension is required please contact your teacher and/or Coordinator before the due date.
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work.
All assessment tasks including electronically recorded student work will be kept by the University for student feedback and to meet government requirements.
If you are found to be Not Yet Competent in a Course Assessment Task you may be allowed one resubmission only. Your teacher will provide feedback regarding what you need to do to improve and will set a new deadline for the resubmission.
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency and with the critical aspects of assessment for each unit. The assessment matrix for units will be available on Blackboard for students to access.
Attendance - The major learning experience involves participating in face to face classes. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Feedback - Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Students may be asked to attend interviews with relevant teachers and Program Coordinator to discuss academic progress.
Assessment Academic Progress www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academicprogress
Special Consideration - All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Please see the RMIT website for further information. www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/extension
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. www.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity
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