PUAEME004A Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

PUAEME004A Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

Information about the course:

This unit covers the competency 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.

This unit of competency is classified as current as per the information provided for this unit at www.training.gov.au.

Target audience:

Those who are required to provide an emergency first aid response in a workplace in an industry with high risk for spinal injury.

Course Requirements:

This course required the following prerequisites:

HLTFA311A Apply first aid or

HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support (or equivalent)  **copy must be provided at time of enrolment

There are no entry, work-placement, licencing or certification requirements for this course.

Students are not required to bring any materials or equipment with them to the course.

Award Issued: 

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 

PUAEME004A Provide Emergency Care For Suspected Spinal Injury

Course duration:

Full course: 5 hours face-to-face training

Refresher course: 2.5 hours face-to-face training

Important information regarding course durations:

Course durations, as mentioned above, are reflective of group sizes of between 4 and 15 participants. If there are less students in a group, you may find course duration reduced by a maximum of 10%. If a class size exceeds 15 participants it may therefore also be necessary to increase course duration depending on the number of participants.

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

Please email us if you would like to attend this course and we will et back to you within 24 hours.

Emcare Australia offers this training under the Auspices Allens Training Pty Ltd  RTO # 90909