Deliver standard clinical care

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 HLTAMBCR502C, 'Deliver standard clinical care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Deliver standard clinical care' 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



1. Assess client needs, including non-obvious clinical needs

1.1 Conduct client assessment, including advanced primary, vital sign and secondary surveys, including non-obvious clinical signs, using applied clinical knowledge

1.2 Ensure client assessment includes consideration of psychosocial, developmental and cultural considerations

1.3 Base client assessment on a demonstrable and clearly thought out series of problem solving steps or linkages

1.4 Collect and analyse information that contributes to the client assessment

1.5 Identify main complaints as a basis for systematic prioritised treatment

1.6 Refer to client's medical history in the selection of appropriate treatment procedure

2. Use information to make a judgement about standard pre-hospital client care

2.1 Systematically evaluate and interpret client assessment information to make judgements regarding client care requirements

2.2 Ensure judgement is in line with evidence-based practice and local clinical practice guidelines

2.3 Ensure judgment, which forms the basis on which treatment is planned, can be reasonably justified in terms of the information available at the time

3. Plan standard pre-hospital client care

3.1 Establish priorities of care based on assessed client needs and overall assessment of the scene

3.2 Recognise mechanisms of injury and potential for client deterioration

3.3 Develop contingency plans, based on mechanisms of injury and potential for client deterioration

3.4 Establish client management plan, based on primary and secondary survey, client history, assessment of the scene and factors related to distance from hospital/medical care

3.5 Determine client's potential or actual time criticality versus transport criticality

4. Implement standard pre-hospital client care procedures

4.1 Implement all care and treatment procedures to the level of expertise and authority to practise of the individual within the limits of the local ambulance clinical practice guidelines

4.2 Commence client care procedures and drug therapies as client's presenting condition determines, with reference to local clinical guidelines and pharmacological requirements

4.3 Recognise the need for assistance where the situation or client's condition requires treatment that is outside the scope or authority to practise of the attending officer and seek help immediately

4.4 Implement client care techniques in accordance with infection control procedures and techniques

4.5 Use safe lifting and client handling techniques in accordance with WHS requirements and organisation policies and procedures

5. Monitor standard pre-hospital client care and modify as require

5.1 Monitor all aspects of client's condition at appropriate intervals to establish trends

5.2 Assess potential effects on client's condition of procedures implemented

5.3 Monitor drug therapy, noting effectiveness of treatment regime and amend according to client's condition

5.4 Recognise changes in client's condition and adapt management according to the scope or authority to practise of the attending officer

5.5 Where the situation or client's condition requires treatment that is outside the scope or authority to practise of the attending officer, recognise the need for assistance and seek help immediately

6. Hand over client requiring standard client care

6.1 Document relevant client details according to local ambulance standard operation procedure

6.2 Maintain client confidentiality at all times

6.3 Ensure documentation for handover procedures conveys all necessary information

6.4 Convey information appropriately to those individuals involved in ongoing client care to facilitate understanding and optimise continuing client care

6.5 Maintain client care until responsibility for client care is taken over by staff of the receiving agency