Respond to medical emergencies

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CSCSAS206A, 'Respond to medical emergencies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Respond to medical emergencies' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1Provide an immediate response to urgent conditions.

1.1 Identify alarm codes and responses for medical emergencies.

1.2 Control any hazards and consider the safety of self, the casualty and others in all action taken.

1.3 Assess the casualty's condition in line with established first aid principles.

1.4 Call for medical support according to the nature and urgency of the casualty's condition.

1.5 Provide first aid management and monitor the casualty's vital signs according to established first aid principles.

1.6 Record and report incidents and own response according to organisational requirements.

1.7 Participate in incident debriefing and counselling according to organisational policies.

2Supervise an incident site.

2.1 Assess the degree of risk and apply emergency procedures if required, considering the safety of self and others in all actions taken.

2.2 Maintain a calm and confident manner in all communication and actions.

2.3 Comply precisely with your organisation's occupational health and safety (OHS) and infection control guidelines.

2.4 Call for specialist help if required and according to the urgency of the situation.

2.5 Report all aspects of the incident and response accurately and according to the required process.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CSCSAS206A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC41908 - Certificate IV in Youth Justice
  • CSC30207 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Custodial)
  • CSC30107 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice
  • CSC20107 - Certificate II in Justice Services
  • CSC30307 - Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Community)