PUAEME008 – Provide pain management

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to administer restricted analgesics 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 and aspiring according to medically endorsed protocols; performing casualty handovers and completing analgesic use requirements.

The course is suitable for personnel from or participants wishing to be employed in emergency services, volunteer organisations or organisation that provide a medically supervised first aid service.

Licensing requirements for the storage and administration of drugs may apply.

Course information:

Award issued:

  • participants who are deemed competent upon completing all the course requirements (theory and practical assessments) will receive a Statement of Attainment in:
    • PUAEME008 – Provide pain management

Course requirements:

Course duration: 5 hrs face-to-face

Assessment requirements:  

Participants will be provided with an assessment workbook which contains the theory assessments and details of the practical assessments.

  • the theory assessment consists of multiple-choice quizzes
  • the practical assessment consists of practical exercises, workplace-based scenarios
  • Topics included in the assessments:
    • Preparing appropriate dosage of analgesic (include checking contraindications and precautions)
    • Apply WHS requirements
    • Display good communication skills
    • Follow medically endorsed protocols, and comply with legislation
    • Monitor casualty
    • Demonstrate effective handover
    • Secure analgesic drugs in storage facility
    • Organisational documentation, policies and procedures
    • Manufacturers’ guidelines
    • Principles of casualty pain assessment and management

Essential outcomes:

  • Identify need for analgesia
  • Assess and prepare analgesic
  • Administer analgesic
  • Perform casualty handover
  • Complete analgesic use requirements

Cost:  From $135 per participant when conducted at suitable locations as determined by Aspen Medical Training Academy.  For quoting at your desired location, send us an enquiry via the ‘Enquire now’ link below.


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