Provide medical first aid on board a vessel

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 MARF013, 'Provide medical first aid on board a vessel'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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


Prepare to respond to emergency on board


Casualty condition is assessed and appropriate response is determined in order to minimise hazards and determine the need for emergency medical assistance


Options for transporting casualty or waiting for medical assistance are evaluated in relation to environmental issues, transport availability and casualty condition


Casualty is sheltered from elements according to environmental conditions, if required


Provide first aid on board


Nature of casualty injury/condition and relevant first aid procedures are determined and explained to the casualty


Consent is sought from the casualty prior to applying first aid


First aid is provided to address casualty condition and according to effective first aid principles


Casualty condition is monitored and ongoing first aid is provided as required


Casualty is calmly reassured according to effective first aid principles


Condition of casualty is documented over time to assist in providing ongoing first aid


Work in conjunction with medical and emergency services support


Communication links are established with medical services using relevant communication equipment to ensure prompt control action is taken


Appropriate medical assistance is sought according to the circumstances


Medication is administered under direction from an authorised health worker as required


Directions given by emergency services are followed to assist in the evacuation of the casualty, if required


Participate in debriefings


Information is provided on the incident and the first aid assistance provided


Clarifications are provided, where required


Suggestions are provided to improve future operations