This unit covers the competency to provide emergency care pending the arrival of appropriately qualified personnel.
PUAEME001B – Provide Emergency Care teaches the skills and knowledge to provide emergency care pending the arrival of appropriately qualified personnel.
This unit applies to all public safety workers who are required to provide initial life-saving emergency care at an incident. It is not designed for workers whose primary response role is one of emergency care, first aid or pre-hospital care.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
The course covers:
Identify need for emergency care
Ensure personal safety of carer and casualty
Assess casualty and implement emergency care procedures
Work cooperatively with personnel from other organisations
Recover and restore first aid equipment and complete documentation
Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
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Nominal (supervised) hours represent the supervised structured learning and assessment activity required to sufficiently address the content of each course (acknowledging that progress can vary between learners).
This course has nationally agreed nominal hours of 30.
The volume of learning identifies the duration of all activities required to achieve the learning outcomes of the course, including all training and learning activities such as guided learning, individual study, learning activities in the workplace and assessment activities.
The time taken to complete this course may vary due to contributing factors such as previous experience.