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Unit of competency details

HLTAMB001 - Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLTAMBAE403D - Follow procedures for routine safe removal of clientThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. 07/Dec/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 08/Dec/2015


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 069905 Paramedical Studies  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 069905 Paramedical Studies  29/Apr/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes HLTAMBAE403D Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client. Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements.

Application

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to ensure safe removal of the patient under routine conditions as part of emergency work where patients are not anticipated to have an immediate life threatening injury, illness or condition.

This unit applies to pre-hospital/out-of-hospital health care workers.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice.

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Assess non-emergency situation in relation to safe removal of the patient

1.1 Survey scene and assess condition of patient in relation to procedures necessary for safe removal of patient

1.2 Formulate plan based on assessment of all factors and with patient’s condition and welfare as the prime concerns

1.3 Identify additional resources for safe removal of patient, as required, based on assessment of the situation

2. Implement procedures for safe removal of the patient

2.1 Obtain any resources necessary for the safe removal of the patient

2.2 Implement plan to ensure safety of patient and workers’ welfare

2.3 Negotiate with colleagues and patient to maintain safe movement of the patient according to relevant Commonwealth legislation and State/Territory legislation, including for work health and safety

2.4 Ensure actions are performed and documented according to established clinical guidelines/protocols

3. Monitor removal procedure

3.1 Constantly monitor removal procedure with reference to needs, condition and safety of the patient and workers

3.2 Communicate with patient and monitor their welfare and any other factors impacting the safe movement of the patient

3.3 Evaluate and modify removal procedure as necessary to ensure ongoing safety of patient and workers

Foundation Skills

The Foundation Skills describe those required skills (language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills) that are essential to performance.

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.

Unit Mapping Information

No Equivalent Unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release

Comments

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes HLTAMBAE403D Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client. Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has:

• performed 2 routine extrications of a patient including:

- analysing and making decisions that ensured patient welfare

- conducting risk assessment and identifying hazards

- applying the correct and safe lifting and manual handling techniques

- using available resources and various types of appropriate equipment

• used interpersonal skills while working with other workers and patient during safe egress.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate essential knowledge required to effectively complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the work role. This includes knowledge of:

• workplace health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures relevant to the movement of patients

• patient care requirements under a range of circumstances involving movement of patient

• correct use of relevant equipment

• potential for adaptation of available resources

• factors that may affect safety and welfare of patient and crew.

Assessment Conditions

Skills and knowledge must be demonstrated in a workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. Where simulation is used, it must reflect real working conditions by modelling industry operating conditions and contingencies, as well as using suitable facilities, equipment and resources.

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705