PUAEME001B – Provide Emergency Care

Course Summary

This unit covers the competency to provide emergency care pending the arrival of appropriately qualified personnel.

This unit applies to all public safety workers who are required to provide initial life-saving emergency care at an incident. It is not designed for workers whose primary response role is one of emergency care, first aid or pre-hospital care.

Course Content 
  • Introduction to First Aid and First Aid principals
  • Legal and social considerations
  • Major body systems
  • Chain of survival
  • DRSABCD
  • Reporting and debriefing
  • Medical Illnesses and issues
  • Bandaging, soft tissue injuries, fractures and dislocations
  • Trauma related injuries
Inclusions
  • All training resources (manikins, face shields, bandages, gloves, AED etc)
  • A4 Certificate
Delivery

Students attend 18 hours of face to face training.

A refresher course is available for those who hold a current PUAEME001B – Provide Emergency Care certificate. There is no pre-course study to complete. Students attend the 8 hours of face to face training.

Qualification

A Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment in PUAEME001B – Provide Emergency Care will be issued to all successful participants.

Recertification

It is recommended this course be renewed every 36 months in line with industry standards. 

Prerequisites
  • PUAFIR215 – Prevent Injury

*Please note that it is a requirement of this course that you are physically capable of performing uninterrupted CPR for at least 2 minutes on a CPR manikin placed on the floor.

 

Training is conducted in partnership and under the auspices of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.

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