Low Voltage Rescue and CPR

UETDRRF004 Perform Rescue From A Live LV Panel

This course empowers participants with the knowledge and skills to safely rescue a casualty from a live LV panel. In the event the casualty requires CPR, this course will also arm the candidate with the necessary lifesaving skills to effectively administer CPR. At the completion of the course the candidate will have the skills to perform a rescue and render aid until emergency services arrive.

Upon completion candidates will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel & HLTAID001 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

In order to receive a Statement of Attainment candidates must provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI). This can be obtained free of charge from www.usi.gov.au.

About this course

UETDRRF004 Perform rescue from a live LV panel

Prepare to perform rescue procedures from live LV panel

  • Instruction in hazards and risk control measures for specific work functions and work areas identified and obtained.
  • Electricity isolation point is identified and labelled, where appropriate.
  • Tools and emergency equipment are checked for safety, functionality and placed in an accessible location to facilitate response and rescue according to established procedures.

Carry out rescue from live LV panel

  • Workplace procedures and work instructions for controlling risk are followed.
  • Workplace procedures for accessing and isolating the LV panel and removing the victim, where necessary, from contact with the live apparatus are followed.
  • Workplace procedures for applying cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), if required at the site, and gaining access to treatment by a medical professional, if necessary are followed.
  • The worksite is secured and entry controlled until appropriate authorities inspect and release the site.

Complete the LV panel rescue procedure

  • Process for reporting accidents and/or incidents to authorised personnel are confirmed in accordance with established procedures.

HLTAID015 Provide Advanced Resuscitation and oxygen therapy

Provide Advanced Resuscitation

This course empowers participants with the knowledge and skills to respond to an emergency situation, perform resuscitation procedures, administer oxygen therapy in a range of complex situations. At the completion of this course the candidate will have the skills to perform a rescue and render advanced resuscitation (if required) until emergency services arrive.

Upon completion candidates will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy.

In order to receive a Statement of Attainment candidates must provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI). This can be obtained free of charge from www.usi.gov.au.

About this course

Respond to an emergency situation

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for CPR, advanced resuscitation response or oxygen therapy.
  • Manage life-threatening bleeding.
  • Seek assistance from emergency services.
  • Ensure environment is safe for delivery of oxygen.

Perform resuscitation procedures

  • Perform single-rescuer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) or two-rescuer resuscitation procedures, including use of oxygen, in accordance with the ARC guidelines and availability of rescuers.
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
  • Use available resources and equipment according to manufacturers’ instructions.

Deliver oxygen therapy

  • Identify need for oxygen therapy, including by using a pulse oximeter.
  • Use appropriate delivery device to provide oxygen.
  • Monitor casualty condition and rectify issues preventing adequate treatment.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies.

Review the incident

  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required.
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.
  • Check, maintain and clean equipment ready for future use.

This certification remains valid for three years from the date of completion, however the Australian Resuscitation Council recommends that cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills are refreshed annually.

In order to receive a Statement of Attainment candidates must provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI). This can be obtained free of charge from www.usi.gov.au.

The statement of attainment for the course will be issued by Healthcorp RTO 91222.

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Students must demonstrate their understanding and application of DRSABCD inline with the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines including:

Respond to an emergency situation

  • Recognise and assess an emergency situation.
  • Ensure safety for self, bystanders and casualty.
  • Assess the casualty and recognise the need for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Seek assistance from emergency services.

Perform CPR procedures

  • Perform CPR in accordance with the ARC guidelines.
  • Display respectful behaviour towards casualty.
  • Operate an automated external defibrillator (AED) according to manufacturers’ instructions.

Communicate details of the incident

  • Accurately convey incident details to emergency services.
  • Report details of incident in line with appropriate workplace or site procedures.
  • Maintain privacy and confidentiality of information in line with statutory or organisational policies.

Review the incident

  • Recognise the possible psychological impacts on self and other rescuers and seek help when required.
  • Contribute to a review of the first aid response as required.

The statement of attainment for the course will be issued by Healthcorp RTO 91222.