Course Title: Provide first aid

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: VE 2019

Class Number: All

Class Section: All

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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

Program Manager:

 

Ms. Rachael Starr

9341 1420

rachael.starr@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

None

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


On completion of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Respond to an emergency situation 
  1. Apply appropriate first aid procedures 
  1. Communicate details of the incident        
  1. Evaluate the incident and own performance 


Details of Learning Activities

Students will be involved in the following learning activities to meet requirements for this competency:

  • Face to Face classes
  • Written classroom tasks
  • Demonstration and classroom discussion
  • Facilitator led practical clinical demonstration
  • Group discussions
  • Participation in group activities based on simulated workplace exercises
  • Clinical practice, peer evaluation/feedback session/completion of practical worksheets
  • Online learning  via CANVAS
  • Self-managed research to support completion of Study Guides.
  • Students will be observed and assessed through their planned activities throughout the duration of the course


Teaching Schedule

As per Certificate III Timetable, which is issued as a hard copy on Induction Day and is also located in Canvas.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Haines.J - (2017) Emergency First Aid; 18th Edition Australian First Aid

Bird.D & Robinson.D - (2017) Modern Dental Assisting 12th Edition - Elsevier


References

Emergency First Aid, Ed 19 John Haines

9780994560230


Other Resources

 

Students will be able to access course information and learning materials through CANVAS.

CANVAS is an online resource with the lesson plans for each unit. Within CANVAS are the session lessons plans, assessments, resources and other materials required for completion of each unit of competency.

Additional materials maybe provided in class and 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: Task 1

CPR Practical Assessment 1 (Adult)

Assessment: Task 2    CPR Practical Assessment 2 (Infant)

Assessment: Task 3

First Aid Emergencies Practical Assessment 

Assessment: Task 4

Online Test 1

Assessment: Task 5:     Online Test 2
Assessment Task 6: 

 

Online Test 3

  

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

 

Assessment: Task 1

CPR Practical Assessment I (Adult)

This is conducted at RMIT  and student's knowledge and skills will be observed. Detailed information will be provided to students via canvas and during their class attendance Phase 4 Day 1.

Students will attempt the simulated CPR practical assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be marked with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. 

All assessment criteria must be successfully completed in order to achieve a satisfactory result and students will receive verbal feedback on  the day.

Assessment: Task 2   

CPR Practical Assessment 2 (Infant)

This is conducted at RMIT  and student's knowledge and skills will be observed. Detailed information will be provided to students via canvas and during their class attendance Phase 4 Day 1.

Students will attempt the simulated CPR practical assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be marked with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. 

All assessment criteria must be successfully completed in order to achieve a satisfactory result and students will receive verbal feedback on  the day.

Assessment: Task 3

First Aid Emergencies Practical Assessment (Asthma Management, Auto-Injector & Bandages & Slings)

This is conducted at RMIT  and student's knowledge and skills will be observed. Detailed information will be provided to students via canvas and during their class attendance Phase 5 Day 1.

Students will attempt the simulated First Aid emergencies practical  assessments under supervision of the assessor and they will be marked with either a S (Satisfactory) or NYS (Not Yet Satisfactory) according to the assessment guidelines and criteria outlined in the HLTAID003 Assessment Overview. 

All assessment criteria must be successfully completed in order to achieve a satisfactory result and students will receive verbal feedback on  the day.

Assessment: Task 4

Online Test 1

This is the first of three knowledge based tests and students must access Canvas and  complete the online knowledge tests.  There are three attempts allowed to complete this online test and students must achieve 100% result.

Assessment: Task 5:    

Online Test 2

This is the second of three knowledge based tests and students must access Canvas and  complete the online knowledge tests.  There are three attempts allowed to complete this online test and students must achieve 100% result.

Assessment: Task 6: 

 

Online Test 3

This is the third of three knowledge based tests and students must access Canvas and  complete the online knowledge tests.  There are three attempts allowed to complete this online test and students must achieve 100% result.

 

To be deemed competent you must demonstrate an understanding of all aspects required of the competency and will incorporate a variety of methods including knowledge and skill based tasks and activities. Assessment methods have been designed to measure your achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over multiple tasks and you will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards.

Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals.

You will need to obtain Satisfactory (S) in all assessment tasks before a final grade of CA (Competency Achieved) can occur.

 


Assessment Matrix

Elements/Performance Criteria Covered

Assessment 1

Assessment 2

Assessment 3

Assessment 4

Assessment 5

Assessment 6

1.1

X

X

X

 

 X

1.2

X

X

X

 

 X

1.3

X

X

X

 

 X

1.4

 

X

X

 

 X

2.1

X

X

X

 

 X

2.2

 

X

X

 

 X

2.3

 

X

X

X

X

 

2.4

X

 

 

X

X

 

2.5

 

X

X

X

X

 

2.6

X

X

X

X

X

 

2.7

 

X

X

X

X

 

3.1

 

X

X

 

 X

3.2

X

 

 

 

 X

3.3

X

 

 

X

X

 

4.1

X

 

 

X

X

 

4.2

X

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

Other Information

 

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Credit Transfer and/or Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
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Study and learning Support: 
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Plagiarism: 
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