Undertake initial rescue

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 PMAOMIR301B, 'Undertake initial rescue'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Undertake initial rescue' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Respond to the incident surroundings

1.1. Check the surroundings for signs of any hazards

1.2. Ascertain the condition of the person by visual and auditory means

1.3. Check that the person is wearing any prescribed PPE or harnesses

1.4. Test the atmosphere for safe, breathable air

1.5. Raise the alarm or alert other team members to the situation

2. Determine the condition of the person

2.1. Communicate with the person to check on their condition if possible

2.2. Check the ability of the person to move unassisted

2.3. Gain access to the person providing using appropriate techniques if safe to do so

2.4. Check the person's condition and vital signs and the extent of any injuries

2.5. Determine whether the person can be moved and any obstacles that may need to be overcome

3. Determine the appropriate rescue method

3.1. Consider the condition of the person to be rescued

3.2. Consider the time since the occurrence of the incident

3.3. Consider the options for rescue and choose that most suitable for a single person rescue

3.4. Discontinue rescue efforts if it is evident that the rescue is beyond the your current capabilities

3.5. Make the person as comfortable as possible

3.6. Seek the assistance of rescue or emergency team members

Note: If rescue efforts are discontinued go to Element 5

4. Use specialised rescue equipment

4.1. Select the appropriate rescue equipment compatible to the rescue method

4.2. Use rescue equipment to effect a rescue in accordance with manufacturer specifications and organisational procedures

5. Convey information to others

5.1. Frequently and critically monitor the person during the rescue attempt

5.2. Convey information concerning the affected person to arriving team members

5.3. Convey information concerning the surrounding environment to team members

5.4. Communicate with emergency team leader and advise progress of rescue

6. Effect rescue if within your capabilities

6.1. Consider local circumstances and effect rescue in the light of those circumstances

6.2. Use appropriate methods to remove person from incident location

6.3. Monitor the condition of the person once removed from immediate danger or incident area

6.4. Continue to communicate the need to obtain assistance in the event assistance has not arrived

6.5. Assist person affected by the incident to acquire necessary medical or other attention

6.6. Hand person over to appropriate individual for further attention

7. Complete incident reports

7.1. Provide a verbal briefing to incident manager giving any details of injuries or ongoing unsafe conditions

7.2. Complete incident report in accordance with organisational procedures

7.3. Report any injuries or trauma effecting self and seek appropriate support

7.4. Suggest any measures to control the risks in the incident area in accordance with procedures and duty of care.

8. Recommend improvements to the rescue process

8.1. Identify possible problems in rescue equipment or process

8.2. Identify problems needing action

8.3. Identify possible causes

8.4. Recommend appropriate solutions within area of responsibility

8.5. Report problems outside area of responsibility to designated person.