To be eligible to complete the Ambulance Responder (AR) course you must have:
- Completed the AA training requirements and have been issued an AA Scope of Clinical Practice
- The recommendation of your Regional Team Leader
- Read and understood the HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response Student Information Handbook, completed the online enrolment process, and completed an online Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment.
The AR course consists of 11 modules, plus time for consolidation of skills and clinical practice. The AR course includes operational modules and modules associated with the HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.
The AR modules are:
- Foundations of Care
- Scene Management
- Cardiac Arrest Management
- Medical Conditions
- Traumatic Injuries
- Medical Terminology (associated with BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately)
- Medical Knowledge (associated with HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems)
- Infection Prevention and Control (associated with HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures)
- Safe Work Practices (associated with HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety)
- Work with Diverse People (associated with CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people)
- Communication (associated with HLTOUT010 Communicate in complex situations to support health care)
You will also be required to complete two (2) clinical simulation assessments providing evidence of the ability to apply the AR Clinical Practice Protocols.
This course is expected to take between six (6) and twelve (12) months and you will be expected to dedicate a minimum of 150 hours of time to online self-directed learning, face-to-face workshops, and on-road consolidation.
Upon completion of the modules associated with units of competency, you will be issued a certificate for the HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.
At the completion of all AR course requirements, you will be eligible to receive an AR Scope of Clinical Practice.