This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to transport patients and other appropriate workers to and from a health care facility or service under emergency circumstances. The unit includes skills for loading, driving and unloading a vehicle safely, and for checking vehicles and equipment in order to restock and remedy faults. 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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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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