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Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site
HLTAID013 - Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site
1 Prepare equipment for first aid response in remote or isolated site
2 Assess the situation
3 Apply appropriate first aid procedures.
4 Communicate details of the incident
5 Coordinate evacuation and first aid activities until assistance arrives
6. Review the incident
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a remote or isolated site over an extended period of time until medical assistance is provided, or evacuation occurs.
This unit applies to any site where medical assistance is likely to be delayed.
First aid is to be provided in line with guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies.
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.