HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

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Attention Students:This is an editable word document.This word copy of assessment is for student to work offline.Please DO NOT upload this document in Student Hub. You cancopy and paste answers from this word document to youronline assessment.AssessmentsStudent:Jewel Vafee - S1710650Course:Diploma of NursingCourseOffer:17VDONB7CourseUnit:HLTAID003 Provide first aidAssessment type:Theory AssessmentDisplaying 1 to 22 out of 22 total.1.Identify the piece of †̃good Samaritan’ legislationrelevant to your State/Territory. Briefly outline the applicationof the identified Act in the provision of first aid (in 30-50words).Wrongs Act 1958A Samaritan is a person who offers assistance, advice or care toanother individual in relation to an accident or emergency, and is notliable in any civil proceedings for the things done in good faith. TheSamaritan expects no financial reward for offering the assistance[ CITATION Aus17 \l 1033 ].2.Refer to the Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 andidentify any3 (three)specific obligations placed on thepersons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU)regarding first aid provision in the workplace.The person must provide first aid equipment for theworkplace and ensure each worker can access the equipmentto ease the administration of first aid.The person should ensure a sufficient number of workers are
trained to offer first aid.The person should consider the type of work being carriedout and kind of hazards in the workplace[ CITATION Fed111\l 1033 ].3.What is the duty of care of a trained first aider or trainedvolunteer in a first aid situation? (In 30-50 words).A trained first aider should offer assistance to the injured or ill personand keep the persons safe before they can get advanced medicaltreatment from a health professional. The aider should manage thesituation and make sure there is safety for themselves, bystanders aswell as the casualty.4.What is the duty of care recommendation by the Australianand New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR) forhealthcare professionals who are off-duty in a first aidsituation? (In 30-50 words).ANZCOR urges health professionals who are off-duty to offerassistance if asked to do so even when they might have no duty tooffer assistance provided their own safety is guaranteed. Thisrecommendation is based on the fact that health professionals aregoverned by ethical legal and professionals principles[ CITATIONANZ15 \l 1033 ].5.Differentiate between expressed and implied consents andprovide an example of each for these2 (two)types ofconsents in the context of provision of first aid (in 60-80words).Expressed consent is when a first aider is given explicitpermission by a casualty to offer assistance. This type ofconsent can be offered verbally or with a nod of the head[ CITATION Thy11 \l 1033 ].For example, an injured personmight allow a first aider to dress the wounds.Implied consent is when a first aider offers assistance to anunresponsive person. This kind of consent assumes that theperson would consent to lifesaving interventions[ CITATIONThy11 \l 1033 ].For instance, a first aider might offer care toan unconscious person after a car accident.6.Identify2 (two)legal factors that determine whether firstaid could be provided without consent (reference- ARCGuideline 10.5 - Legal and Ethical Issues Related toResuscitation).
The victim’s ability or inability to make decision.The availability of a substitute decision-maker, their willingness andability to consent[ CITATION ANZ15 \l 1033 ].7.Identify 5 (five) destressing strategies you couldimplement following an emergency situation.I could debrief the situation with a supervisor.Writing down what happened during the emergency situationas well as my feelings about the situation.Exercise would help to dissipate the adrenaline that mayhave built up in my system.Talking with a close friend about the situation.Listening to relaxation music while reflecting about the event.8.Briefly describe the importance of debriefing following anemergency situation (in 20-40 words).Debriefing provides workers with clear information about theexperience and helps them to create recovery process. Besides, itmitigates the impact of the situation, restores a normal environmentand accelerates the return to routine functions[ CITATION Vai08 \l1033 ].9.Is †̃gasping’ a normal respiratory pattern? How couldyou describe gasping? (In 20-40 words).Gasping is an abnormal respiratory pattern.I could describe gasping as snoring, difficult or laboured breathingthat signals a problem in the breathing system. Also, I could describegasping as an abnormal breathing that is evident in patients withcardiac arrest.10.Briefly describe the recommended method to assess acollapsed person's response (in 30-50 words).A collapsed person’s response should be accessed through verbaland tactile stimuli. This method is called “talk and touch” and thefirst aider should avoid hurting or injuring the person. The first aidercan give simple commands to the person like “open your eyes”.When a person fails to respond or exhibits minor response should behandled if as unconscious.
11.Identify parts of the human rib cage indicated in thefollowing diagram.1. Clavicle2. Body3. Ribs4. Xiphoid process5. Costal cartilage12.Identify2 (two)anatomical and physiological changesoccurring to the upper airway of an unconscious person lyingon their back.Anatomical changesThe trachea (windpipe) might get blocked when an unconsciousperson is lying on their back. The tongue plays a key role in blockingthe trachea since it falls against the black wall of the throat.Nasal passages might also occur because soft tissues of the upperairways can cause obstruction.Physiological changesAirflow is obstructed, which can cause noise or no noise whenbreathing
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