This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to implement specialised procedures necessary to overcome major obstacles and to provide safe access and egress at the scene of an incident. The unit requires an individual to respond to situations that stretch resources and ingenuity beyond the requirements of routine procedures and may require use of specialised equipment. This unit applies to pre-hospital/out-of-hospital health care workers.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand Standards and industry codes of practice.
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As part of a course
This unit is studied as part of the following courses. Refer to the course page for information on how to apply for the course.
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