PUAEME005 - PROVIDE PAIN MANAGEMENT

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This course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to administer restricted analgesic to provide pain management as part of a medically supervised first responder organisation. It includes identifying the need for analgesia, accessing, preparing and administering restricted pain relief such as analgesics and aspirin according to medically endorsed protocols, performing casualty handovers and completing analgesic use requirements.

 

Providing pain management requires instruction and practical training. This is especially true where it relates to storing, accessing, preparing and administering restricted analgesic drugs. As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation.

 

Licensing requirements for the storage and administration of drugs may apply depending on organisation, type of drug, state/territory, etc.

Certifications Include:

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.

PUAEME005 Provide pain management

Course Delivery

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an approved third party facility.

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website 

https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Units Being Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

  • PUAEME005 - Provide pain management

Entry Requirements

Prerequisite – This course has a prerequisite of HLTAID003 Provide first aid or HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.

Online study options:

  • Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic device with access to the internet to complete the online/ pre-course studies.

  • The Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment delivery mode includes video assessment questions. Occasionally the student will be required to make a video of themselves, either verbally explaining or demonstrating the required assessment outcome. If you do not wish to complete video assessment questions, please consider an alternative mode of delivery (for e.g. a blended or full face to face course).

Pre-course study: Students may be required to undertake online pre-course work prior to attending the face to face session depending on the course delivery mode.

Course Duration

  • Face to Face – 5 hours (minimum) – full face to face course

  • Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment – self paced online learning with a scheduled 30-minute face to face practical assessment.

  • Refresher training – 4 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates.

Certificate Renewal Requirements

No industry recommended renewal is identified on the certificate, employers are recommended to consult with stakeholders to identify appropriate training periods.

Assessment Requirements

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.

 

Please note: The Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment delivery mode includes video assessment questions. Occasionally the student will be required to make a video of themselves, either verbally explaining or demonstrating the required assessment outcome. If you do not wish to complete video assessment questions, please consider an alternative mode of delivery (for e.g. a blended or full face to face course).

Practical scenarios: 

  • Pain management & handover to paramedics

  • Pain management for chest pain

Documentation: 

  • 2 x Drug register logs

  • First aid incident report form

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.