Section 2: Intervention

Section 2: Intervention

Code Title Core Competency Statement Core Learning Outcome
2.1.1 Assessment Undertake assessment of patients presenting with complex care needs and prioritise care, demonstrating clinical decision-making processes Be proficient in determining appropriate priorities for patients with complex care needs
2.1.2 Assessment Supervise junior members of the team in making assessments and determining appropriate prioritisation Be proficient in supervising junior members of the team in their effective prioritisation of patient care needs
2.2.1 Observation and evaluation Undertake proficient evaluations of patients who have inconsistent clinical signs and symptoms, adapting and integrating various approaches to assessment Use your experience from a wide range of approaches to undertake proficient evaluations of patients with inconsistent signs and symptoms
2.2.2 Observation and evaluation Be proficient in supervising others in undertaking evaluation of patients with inconsistent signs and symptoms Use supervision strategies to support others’ evaluations of patients with inconsistent signs and symptoms
2.3.1 Critical situations Be proficient in selecting interventions for patients in critical and/or life threatening situations Demonstrate proficient use of a range of interventions for patients in critical and/or life threatening situations
2.4.1 Therapeutic interventions Be proficient in delivering patient interventions for patients with complex care needs Demonstrate proficiency in identifying and using appropriate interventions for patients with complex care needs
2.5.1 Disseminating information Be proficient in applying the principles of essential care and reporting this information effectively to other members of the health care team Demonstrate proficiency in accessing, using and disseminating information from a wide variety of sources, within the department, on admission, transfer or discharge. Demonstrate proficiency in supervising and facilitating others in disseminating information
2.6.1 Pain assessment Be proficient at assessing and managing patients’ pain in the emergency care environment Demonstrate proficiency in managing patients’ pain
2.6.2 Pain relief If applicable, contribute to the introduction and application of PGD pain management initiatives evaluate the effectiveness of PGD pain management initiatives Apply pharmacological principles to the development of PGD and pain management initiatives
2.7.1 Psychological impact Proficiently assess the psychological condition of a patient and family/carers, instigate appropriate interventions and plan further care Demonstrate proficiency in assessing the psychological condition of a patient and their family/carers and instigate appropriate interventions. Demonstrate proficiency in supervising others providing, evaluating and planning psychological care
2.8.1 Health promotion Proficiently integrate health promotion strategies into care delivery Be proficient at integrating health promotion strategies into care delivered in the emergency setting
2.9.1 Managing aggression & violence Be proficient in de-escalating potential or actual aggressive situations, and assist those less proficient. Manage actual or potential violent incidents appropriately Demonstrate proficiency in de-escalating potential or actual aggressive situations and manage potential or actual violent incidents appropriately

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