Transport emergency patients

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 HLTAMB003, 'Transport emergency patients'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Transport emergency patients' 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



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare and check vehicle and equipment

1.1 Check vehicle and equipment systematically and comprehensively based on local vehicle checklist or inventory

1.2 Conduct vehicle checks on a regular basis according to organisation procedures to ensure serviceability of vehicle and equipment

1.3 Ensure interior and exterior cleanliness of vehicle in accordance with organisation policies and procedures on the minimisation of infection risk to both non-emergency workers and patients

1.4 Maintain vehicle operating stock to acceptable minimum and maximum levels

1.5 Maintain vehicle and equipment according to established clinical guidelines/protocols

2. Ensure faults in vehicle and equipment are remedied

2.1 Identify and report general nature of faults, and liaise with organisation to remedy faults

2.2 Assess risk of further damage to malfunctioning vehicle or equipment against patient care priorities and communicate decisions to appropriate workers

2.3 Rectify minor faults where possible

2.4 Establish need for additional or replacement resources and communicate to appropriate workers

3. Convey and receive information relating to emergency transport

3.1 Establish and maintain communication with control centre according to established clinical guidelines/protocols

3.2 Notify appropriate receiving facility according to established clinical guidelines/protocols.

4. Load, unload and secure patient and equipment for emergency transportation

4.1 Remove patients from scene in a manner consistent with relevant Acts, regulations and according to established clinical guidelines and protocols

4.2 Conduct loading and unloading smoothly, consistent with safe work practices and according to established clinical guidelines and protocols

4.3 Ensure patient’s illness or injury is not exacerbated by unnecessary movement during loading and unloading

4.4 Organise and secure equipment in accordance with relevant Australian Standards, Acts and regulations and according to established clinical guidelines/protocols

5. Transport patient under emergency conditions

5.1 Drive vehicle in a manner that avoids exacerbation of patient’s condition

5.2 Drive vehicle recognising hazards and negotiating hazards at low risk in accordance with legal requirements governing emergency vehicles

5.3 Choose appropriate route to receiving facility according to distance, time, travel and terrain

5.4 Establish and maintain communication as required between driver and patient care officer to ensure safe transport and effective patient care