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Unit of competency details

HLTAMB011 - Manage a routine non-emergency scene (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLTAMBSC401B - Manage routine scene and promote public safetyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Removed public safety elements from this unit. Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements. 07/Dec/2015
Is superseded by HLTOUT008 - Manage a sceneThis unit was merged with HLTAMB013 Contiribute to managing the scene of an emergency.This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 5.0 and meets the requirements of the 2015 Standards for Training Packages. Updated to reflect current industry practices and terminology. 23/Dec/2020

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.

Removed public safety elements from this unit.

Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements.

Supersedes HLTAMBSC401B

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage routine non-emergency situations that are not anticipated to be life-threatening to ensure safety at the scene.

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. Attend non-emergency scene

1.1 Undertake appropriate roles as prescribed by Acts, regulations and organisation policies and procedures

1.2 Identify and maintain lines of communication with others according to communication protocols and organisation policy and procedures

1.3 Support collaborative planning and action in accordance with emergency operational procedures

2. Take appropriate measures to ensure safety at the scene

2.1 Identify real or potential hazards where there are risks to participants or bystanders

2.2 Position vehicle, equipment and resources to facilitate safe access and departure and protect self, colleague and patient

2.3 Wear personal protective equipment at the scene in accordance with emergency operational procedures

2.4 Identify opportunities to utilise emergency resources and improvise as required to secure the scene

2.5 Minimise risk by enlisting hazard reduction agents to enable patient treatment in hazard-free, or hazard-reduced, environment

2.6 Prepare for possible escalation of situation into an emergency

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.

Removed public safety elements from this unit.

Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment including volume and frequency requirements.

Supersedes HLTAMBSC401B

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:

• managed 1 routine non-emergency scene including:

- taken appropriate measures to ensure safety

- identified hazards, real or potential, where there are risks to participants or bystanders

- minimised risk by enlisting hazard reduction agents

- made decisions to ensure rapid and safe access and egress

- used available resources.

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:

• command, control and coordination responsibilities – working knowledge

• how to evaluate management strategies used in routine non-emergency activities

• hazards and potential hazards at a scene and their effect on safe access and egress

• relevant policies and procedures relating to non-emergency management, including:

- organisation policies and procedures

- allied service procedures

- State/Territory policies and procedures

• relevant current national standards such as:

- Australian Emergency Management Handbook Series

- National Emergency Risk Assessment Guidelines

- Australian/New Zealand Standard AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 Risk management – Principles and guidelines

- National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards

- Australian guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in healthcare (2010).

Assessment Conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

• use of suitable facilities, resources and equipment as per local governing body including:

- vehicle or equipment

- personal protective equipment

- organisation policies and procedures on which the candidate bases the planning process.

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