Domain - Emergency Care - First Response

Domain - Emergency Care - First Response

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Level 3

Provide basic emergency care

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 14473, unit standard 25411, and unit standard 25412.

29321 Unit Standard 14 Credits

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This unit standard may be an end in itself, or be used by those who intend to become emergency care first responders. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - assess and manage the scene of an emergency situation; - perform a primary survey to identify any life threats; - perform a secondary survey; - demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe patient moving and lifting techniques without injury to self, patient or others; - demonstrate and apply knowledge of devices and/or techniques to manage patients in an emergency situation; - monitor patients and provide information in an emergency situation; - recognise signs of stress in self and apply appropriate strategies to mitigate effects; and - demonstrate and apply knowledge of requirements relating to patient information and documenting events.

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CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of emergency response systems in New Zealand

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Version 3

29322 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is for emergency care first responders and covers broader understanding of emergency response in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: - an awareness of emergency response in New Zealand; - knowledge of safety and well-being in an emergency care first response context in accordance with organisational requirements; and - knowledge of personal conduct in situations that may require investigation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Gather and record information to support patient assessment

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29323 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for emergency care first responders and builds depth in gathering and recording information to support patient assessment. People credited with this unit standard are able to: - assess and record patient vital signs and explain perfusion status in the emergency care first response context; and - gather current and relevant patient medical history in the emergency care first response context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate understanding of the use of common medications relevant to the emergency care first response context

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29324 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for emergency care first responders and covers common medications. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate understanding of the use of common medications relevant to the emergency care first response context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Adapt strategies to manage complex emergency situations arising in an emergency care first response context

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29325 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard covers the behavioural competencies required to support achieving the best possible outcome in complex emergency situations. People credited with this unit standard are able to adapt strategies to manage complex emergency situations arising in an emergency care first response context.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 121 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council The Skills Organisation

Data as at 06 December 2021