Manage provision of medical care 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 MARF015, 'Manage provision of medical care on board a vessel'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Manage provision of medical care on board a vessel' 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 describe the essential outcomes.

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


Manage vessel medical care


Availability of adequate resources is monitored and maintained to support medical responses


Regular inspections of stock and equipment are conducted to ensure currency and operational readiness, according to organisational requirements


Equipment and resources are stored and maintained according to regulatory requirements and manufacturer/supplier instructions


Risks on the vessel are reviewed and organisational policies and procedures related to the provision of medical care are validated


Planning is conducted for responses to major incidents on board the vessel


Take charge of a casualty on board


Safety of injured or ill person, bystanders and self in an accident situation is assessed according to first aid procedures


Safety requirements associated with providing medical care and vessel environmental requirements are adhered to


Condition of injured or ill person is assessed according to first aid procedures


Position of injured or ill person is adjusted to optimise personal comfort for the medical condition or injury


Injured or ill person is reassured and supported during the wait for medical assistance


Nature of the illness/injury is explained to injured or ill person


Significance of changes in person’s condition is promptly recognised and appropriate action is taken if there are signs of deterioration in injured or ill person


Calm, confident and reassuring personal attitude is conveyed


Provide medical care


Medical emergencies and injuries are identified and assessed correctly, and appropriate action is taken to prevent further injury


Symptoms and appropriate treatment are identified based on the concepts of clinical examination and medical history


Medical emergencies and injuries are diagnosed and managed according to accepted medical practice, and relevant national and international guides


Manufacturer recommendations and accepted medical practice with regard to dosage and application of drugs and medication are complied with


Complete and effective methods to protect against infection and spread of diseases are used


Resuscitation techniques are performed following safety procedures, if required


Appropriate techniques for moving injured or ill person are used


Resources and equipment are recovered and reprocessed, and waste is disposed of safely


Seek external assistance


Condition of injured or ill person is documented over time to assist with ongoing management


Communication links are established with external medical services to ensure prompt control action is taken


Clinical examination procedures are completed and instructions received are complied with


Assessments of person’s condition are relayed to external medical advisors


Medical procedures are carried out under medical instruction using relevant communication equipment and instructions received are complied with


Condition of injured or ill person is evaluated to determine transport requirements for additional medical care


Preparation for the evacuation of injured or ill person by emergency services is provided, if required, according to organisational procedures and welfare of person is maximised


Resources and equipment are recovered and reprocessed, and waste is disposed of safely


Manage first aid records


Documentation is completed in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements


First aid records are maintained in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements


Relevant documents are sent to appropriate bodies in accordance with regulatory and organisational requirements


Confidentiality of records and information is maintained in accordance with privacy principles and regulatory and organisational requirements