Provide emergency 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 PUAEME001B, 'Provide emergency care'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Provide emergency 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. Identify need for emergency care

1.1 Initial assessment is made of extent and nature of emergency care required.

1.2 Initial assessment is communicated to appropriate personnel in accordance with organisation's policies and procedures.

2. Ensure personal safety of carer and casualty

2.1 Hygiene is maintained for protection of self and casualty.

2.2 Hazards to the carer are identified and appropriate action taken to safeguard against injury.

3. Reassure casualty

3.1 A calm, caring and reassuring manner is adopted in interaction with the casualty and others at the scene.

3.2 Casualty is made comfortable using available resources.

4. Assess casualty and implement emergency care procedures

4.1 Casualty assessed for DRABC.

4.2 Vital signs are continually monitored, recorded and any changes considered in planning treatment and reported as appropriate.

4.3 Treatment appropriate to the casualty's injuries is provided in line with approved first aid techniques and standards.

4.4 First aid equipment is operated in accordance with manufacturer's procedures and instructions, and organisational standards, policies, procedures and protocols.

4.5 Casualty's condition is monitored and reported in accordance with organisation's policies and procedures and treatment modified as necessary.

4.6 Treatment is maintained until qualified medical help takes over.

5. Work cooperatively with personnel from other organisations

5.1 Clear and comprehensive reports are provided to personnel involved in ongoing casualty care.

5.2 Members of other emergency services are assisted in their tasks in accordance with organisation's standards and personal level of responsibility and competence.

6. Recover and restore first aid equipment

6.1 First aid equipment is recovered, cleaned, inspected/tested, stored, restocked and resupplied and medical waste disposed of safely according to organisation's polices and procedures.

6.2 First aid equipment faults are rectified and/or reported in accordance with organisation's policies and procedures.

7. Complete documentation

7.1 Documentation is completed and processed in line with legislative, regulatory and organisation's requirements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

PUAEME001B appears in the following qualifications:

  • PUA20510 - Certificate II in Public Safety (SES Operations)
  • PUA31102 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Driving in a Threat Environment)
  • PUA20601 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting and Emergency Operations)
  • PUA32106 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Regional Surveillance Operations)
  • PUA20701 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations)
  • PUA31310 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue)
  • PUA20410 - Certificate II in Public Safety (SES Rescue)
  • PUA31606 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Artillery Operations)
  • PUA31404 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Community Safety)
  • PUA31506 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Armoured Operations)
  • PUA33010 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Emergency Communications Centre Operations)
  • PUA40702 - Certificate IV in Public Safety (Defence Policing)
  • PUA31906 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Infantry Operations)
  • PUA32006 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Military Engineering)
  • PUA21310 - Certificate II in Public Safety (SES)
  • SIS30110 - Certificate III in Aquatics
  • HLT50407 - Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)
  • HLT41007 - Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)
  • HLT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)
  • HLT43107 - Certificate IV in Defence Health Care

And the skillsets: