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This course will allow you to develop skills and knowledge and most importantly, confidence, to administer restricted analgesic 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 such as analgesics and aspirin according to medically endorsed protocols, performing casualty handovers and completing analgesic use requirements.

Providing pain management requires instruction and practical training.  This is especially true where it relates to storing, accessing, preparing and administering restricted analgesic drugs.  As with any training, it is more useful if training occurs before being confronted with an actual real-life situation.

Licensing requirements for the storage and administration of drugs may apply depending on the organisation, type of drug, state/territory, etc.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

PUAEME005 - Provide pain management

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher At least 4 Hours
Face-to-Face At least 5 Hours
Online with face-to-face assessment At least 30 Mins

Prerequisite – This course has a prerequisite of HLTAID003 Provide first aid.

Online study options:

  • Students must have access to a computer, smartphone, tablet or other electronic devices with access to the internet to complete the online studies.
  • The Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment delivery mode includes video assessment questions. Occasionally the student will be required to make a video of themselves, either verbally explaining or demonstrating the required assessment outcome. If you do not wish to complete video assessment questions, please consider an alternative mode of delivery (for e.g. a blended or full face to face course).

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Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.


Please note: The Online delivery with face to face Practical assessment delivery mode includes video assessment questions. Occasionally the student will be required to make a video of themselves, either verbally explaining or demonstrating the required assessment outcome. If you do not wish to complete video assessment questions, please consider an alternative mode of delivery (for e.g. a blended or full face to face course).

This certificate does not require renewal

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website allenstraining.com.au (https://allenstraining.com.au/students/student-handbook) for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Practical scenarios: 

  • Pain management & handover to paramedics
  • Pain management for chest pain

Documentation: 

  • 2 x Drug register logs
  • First aid incident report form

Theory assessment  A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909