Course Title: Apply first aid

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5246 Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 nursing)

Course Title: Apply first aid

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 18

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


VET in Schools


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2013

Course Contact: Carylin Lenehan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4837

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course includes the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders, until the arrival of medical or other assistance

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not Applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTFA301C Apply first aid


1) Introduction to First Aid

2) Medical Emergencies

3) Trauma Emergencies


Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes
• Assess the situation
• Apply first aid procedures
• Communicate details of the incident
• Evaluate own performance

Overview of Assessment

Online Examination
Practical Assessment – Adult Basic Life Support