Learn skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.
During this practical course students will be required to perform effective CPR on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor, an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface, and follow the prompts of an automated external defibrillator (AED).
Upon successful completion of assessment task(s) students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for unit: HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Industry standards recommend completing the course every 12 months to maintain currency.
To receive a certificate, students MUST have the physical capacity to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted single rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) (5 cycles of both compressions and ventilations) on an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor and on an infant resuscitation manikin placed on a firm surface.