Assess and implement life support systems and stabilise casualties

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 RIIERR311D, 'Assess and implement life support systems and stabilise casualties'.
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. Plan and prepare to assess and implement life support systems and stabilise casualties

1.1 Access, interpret and apply assess and implement life support systems and stabilise casualties documentation and ensure the work activity is compliant

1.2 Obtain, read, interpret, clarify and confirm work requirements

1.3 Identify and address potential risks, hazards and environmental issues and implement control measures

1.4 Select and wear personal protective equipment appropriate for work activities

1.5 Identify and assess incident situation and report to Incident Control

1.6 Re-assess potential risks, hazards and environmental issues, and implement control measures

1.7 Identify and implement restricted area protocols/methods

2. Contact, communicate and cooperate with emergency services

2.1 Assess the incident and determine the emergency service assistance required

2.2 Contact support services and call in to mine

2.3 Establish the roles and responsibilities of the emergency service and communicate to rescue team members

2.4 Establish the roles and responsibilities of rescue team members in relation to emergency service people and communicate to both parties

3. Gain access to casualty

3.1 Assess situation to determine a safe method of access

3.2 Identify and apply Triage principles to situations with multiple casualties

3.3 Identify, locate and obtain equipment required for access

3.4 Use equipment to gain access to the incident site and affected people

4. Assess casualties’ condition and implement life support systems

4.1 Perform primary and secondary assessments for basic life support

4.2 Identify and apply identified life support requirements

4.3 Continuously monitor casualties and record vital signs

4.4 Communicate casualty information to Incident Control and/or medical personnel

5. Stabilise casualty in position

5.1 Maintain implemented life support techniques

5.2 Continuously monitor and re-assess casualty, record and report changes in condition and apply life support techniques

5.3 Continuously monitor casualty’s vital signs and apply life support techniques to maintain casualty in a stable condition

6. Hand over casualty to emergency services

6.1 Hand over casualty to medical personnel

6.2 Hand over record of casualty’s vital signs

6.3 Communicate with medical personnel and provide assistance with casualty life support as instructed

7. Restore and refurbish equipment to operational condition

7.1 Inspect all equipment used for damage, record and report

7.2 Identify and dispose of contaminated medical waste

7.3 Repair or replace all defective equipment

7.4 Clean and sterilise equipment

7.5 Tag, record and quarantine unusable equipment

7.6 Return the rescue equipment to operational readiness

7.7 Process written records and reports