Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions

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 HLTAMB014, 'Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions' 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 a local vehicle checklist or inventory

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

1.3 Ensure interior and exterior cleanliness of vehicle in accordance with organisation policies and procedures for minimisation of infection risk to both non-emergency personnel 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 and protocols

2. Ensure faults in vehicle and equipment are remedied

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

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 personnel

3. Convey and receive information using necessary modes of communication

3.1 Update knowledge to ensure communication techniques and procedures are consistent with relevant legislation and established clinical guidelines and protocols

3.2 Notify appropriate receiving facility according to local standard non-emergency patient transport procedures

4. Load, unload and secure non-emergency patient and other specific personnel for transportation

4.1 Load and unload patient, consistent with safe work practices and organisation policy and procedures

4.2 Check with patient that appropriate support or assistance during loading or unloading is being undertaken

4.3 Transport appropriate personnel to accompany the patient, where such a need has been identified and there is a capacity to do so, in accordance with established clinical guidelines/protocols

4.4 Organise and secure equipment in accordance with relevant Australian Standards, legislation and organisation policies and procedures

5. Drive vehicle

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

5.2 Drive vehicle under operational conditions in a low risk manner and according to legal requirements

5.3 Ensure communication is established between driver and patient or patient care officer to ensure effective observation and patient care during transport

5.4 Consult map or Global Positioning System (GPS) accurately when required

5.5 Take the most efficient route by monitoring factors likely to cause delays or route deviations