Provide First Aid response in remote and_or isolated area

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 PMAOHS321B, 'Provide First Aid response in remote and_or isolated area'.
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



1. Identify possible contingencies at remote/ isolated area

1.1. Undertake preparation for isolated travel or work accounting for expected contingencies according to procedures/policies.

2. Handle casualty's immediate condition

2.1. Assess casualty's condition and determine appropriate response in order to minimise hazards and determine need for medical assistance

2.2. Monitor and respond to casualty's condition in accordance with appropriate First Aid principles

2.3. Reassure and support casualty during the wait for medical assistance

2.4. Ensure and determine casualty's comfort by establishing and explaining the nature of the illness/injury and the management procedures

2.5. Undertake to provide shelter from elements in accordance with environmental conditions.

3. Liaise with external medical support

3.1. Document condition of the casualty over time to assist on-going management

3.2. Establish communication links to medical services to ensure prompt control action is undertaken

3.3. Undertake administration of medication under medical instruction, using relevant communication equipment

3.4. Evaluate environmental and casualty's condition to determine transportation requirements of casualty to medical assistance

3.5. Provide assistance in the evacuation of casualty by emergency services as required.

4. Evaluate the incident

4.1. Evaluate management of the incident and where required develop an action plan in consultation with relevant parties

4.2. Participate in debriefing/evaluation to improve future operations and address individual's needs

4.3. Provide access to bona fide critical stress facilitators where required/requested

4.4. Implement site management/procedures and evaluate in accordance with risk assessment

4.5. Formulate contingency planning and review to identify and select alternative management principles.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PMAOHS321B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PMA30108 - Certificate III in Process Plant Operations
  • PMA40108 - Certificate IV in Process Plant Technology