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Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

HLTAID015
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use specialised equipment in the provision of resuscitation in line with Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. It is relevant to workers who may be required to use specialised equipment to provide resuscitation in a range of complex situations, include community and workplace settings.

Course Overview

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to recognise an emergency and provide emergency life support until the arrival of medical or other assistance. Topics include:

  • Introduction to first aid principles
  • Assessing an emergency
  • Airway and breathing management, including suctioning techniques and insertion of an oropharyngeal airway adjunct
  • Single-rescuer and two-rescuer Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation techniques, including the use of a Bag-Valve Mask (BVM)
  • Safe administration of oxygen therapy
  • Selection of oxygen delivery methods
  • Use and interpretation of a pulse oximeter
  • Operation of Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Administration of oxygen to a conscious/unconscious patient
  • Preparation and use of advanced resuscitation equipment
  • Management of medical conditions, including chest pain, stroke, and seizures
  • Management of haemorrhoage and life-threatening injuries
  • Wound management, including use of haemostatic wound dressings and tourniquet
  • Infection control
  • Assessment of the sick and injured, including taking vital signs
  • Communicating details of an incident, including handover to the ambulance and reporting requirements
  • Debriefing and evaluation of response to critical incidents
  • Checking and maintenance of equipment
Two paramedics perfoming CPR on a patient
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Course Duration

Option 1 8 hours classroom training and assessment with online module questions
Option 2 6 hours practical with online lectures, theory, and module questions

Option 3 16 hours (2 x 8-hour days) full face-to-face training and assessment

Enrol in Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

Complete our short enquiry form and one of our team will get in touch to discuss the course and your goals, and answer any questions you may have.

Prefer the phone? 1300 808 322

Course Dates

Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy courses, are held at  AMR college, 91 Kurrajong Ave, Mount Druitt.

All courses commence at 0800.

Course dates:

20th April 2023

11th May 2023

8th June 2023

20th July 2023

24th August 2023

26th September 2023

17th October 2023

7th November 2023

5th December 2023

Assessment Methods

Progressive assessment throughout the course, including demonstration of practical skills, and written and oral questions relating to underpinning knowledge. Students must be able to demonstrate CPR on a manikin placed on the ground to be competent in this course.

Course Cost

Prefer the phone? 1300 808 322

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Ready to enrol in the Provide Advanced Resuscitation and Oxygen Therapy

Complete our short enquiry form and one of our team will get in touch to discuss the course and your goals, and answer any questions you may have.

Prefer the phone? 1300 808 322