Nationally recognised Unit of Competency
- PUAEME005 Provide pain managment
A nationally recognised Statement of Attainment will be emailed to participants deemed competent at the conclusion of the course.
- HLTAID003 Provide first aid
Copy of certificate to be supplied prior to course.
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to administer restricted analgesics to provide pain management as part of a medically supervised first responder organisation.
It includes identifying the need for analgesia; accessing, preparing and administering restricted pain relief such as analgesics and aspirin according to medically endorsed protocols; performing casualty handovers and completing analgesic use requirements.
The unit is applicable for personnel from emergency services, volunteer organisations or organisations that provide a medically supervised first aid service. Licensing requirements for the storage and administration of drugs may apply.
- Pain assessment
- Pain management for chest pain
- Casualty handover to Paramedics
- Documentation – drug register, first aid incident report
- Written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions
- Online video assessments
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