Courses


Upcoming ARTC course – Wednesday 30th Oct and Wednesday 6th Nov at 6:30pm in the club room of the club at no cost to members.
If anyone interested could please contact me on my email shaunaa1@bigpond.com or mobile 0412530522.

 

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (ARTC)

 

Course Description

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and application of oxygen, airway management

devices, and automated external defibrillators during resuscitation, and to administer oxygen to conscious

and unconscious breathing causalities.

 

Award

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive the SLSA Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Certificate and a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

  • HLTFA404B Apply advanced resuscitation techniques

 

Course content

  • Assess the casualty and develop a management plan
  • Check resuscitation equipment
  • Maintain an airway by:
  • Using suction
  • Using oropharyngeal airways (OP airways)
  • Resuscitate a casualty using oxygen
  • Use oxygen to provide therapy
  • Recover and restore oxygen equipment
  • Check defibrillation equipment
  • Attach and operate a defibrillator
  • Recover and restore defibrillation equipment

 

Entry Requirements

  • Participants must be a minimum of 15 years of age on the date of final assessment.
  • Participants must hold the following units of competency:
  • One of the following:
    • HLTFA301C Apply first aid
    • HLTCPR201B Perform CPR
    • HLTFA201B Provide basic emergency life support
  • Participants must meet the following SLSA requirements:
    • Hold a current SLSA Bronze Medallion OR
    • Hold a current Basic Emergency Care Certificate OR
    • Hold a current Senior First Aid Certificate

General Information

The duration of the course is approximately 9 ½ hours.

To ensure your skills and knowledge remain current, re-certification must occur annually from the date of the final

assessment.

 

Assessment

Assessment is through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace.

Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning,

practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

 

RPL

If you believe you already possess some or all of the skills and knowledge of this course, you may wish to apply for

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Consult the SLSNSW RPL Guide for Applicants available on the Participant

Resources page of the SLSNSW website.

 

Course Enquiries

Direct your course enquiries to your Chief Training Officer at your club.