PUAEME004 Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

PUAEME004 – Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury teaches the skills and knowledge required to minimise further injury to a casualty when applying first aid and waiting for emergency medical aid. The application of this unit in the workplace covers recognition and management of suspected spinal injuries.

The unit is typically relevant for personnel from emergency services and/or volunteer organisations or organisations which provide a first aid service in an environment where there is a risk of spinal injuries.

Provider of Training and Assessment

This course the “Training and assessment delivered on behalf of Allens Training RTO 90909” by Safe Act Pty Ltd
Allens Training
Important information prior to enrolment

Unit Being Delivered
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909;

  • PUAEME004 Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

Location:
We run our classes at the

Course Duration (face to face)

  • Face to Face – 5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
    Refresher training – 2 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates

Work Placement Arrangements
No work placement will be required as part of this course.

Learners Rights, Responsibilities and Support, including Complaints
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website https://www.allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook.aspx for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Course Fees and Payments
Cost: $220.00 per person

  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook.
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
  • Group Prices – We do have Group Prices for up to ten or up to twenty participants phone for a quote

Assessment Requirements
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

Entry Requirements

Participants must be physically able to provide pain management.

Course Requirements
This course has a prerequisite of

  • HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support OR
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid.

What happens at the course?

Assessment Activities
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

  • Performance tasks – The assessor must observe the following performance tasks:

The simulated assessment environments will reflect the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.  Skills must be demonstrated by the student working individually in an environment that provides realistic in-depth, industry-validated scenarios and simulations to assess students’ skills and knowledge.

It’s important that students have knowledge of the content of this course. The assessable practical skills are listed below.

You will be assessed on performing scenario and task demonstrations for:

    • Assess hazards and evaluate the need to move a casualty with a suspected spinal injury
    • Signs and symptoms of a spinal injury, assess the casualty, soft cervical collar application
    • Spinal injury – an injured casualty is standing
    • Soft cervical collar application – appropriate sizing and application of a soft cervical collar
  • Theory assessment – 20 multiple choice and short answer questions detailing the knowledge from the training package

PUAEME004 Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

Recertification

Participants are required to re-certify every 2 years from their completion date to maintain currency.