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PUAEME008 Provide pain management

PUAEME008 Provide pain management

Course Code: PUAEME008

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This course provides you with the knowledge and training to administer restricted analgesics to provide pain management as a part of a medically supervised first responder organisation.

It gives you the skills to take control and identifying the need for analgesia, access, preparing and administer restricted pain relief such as analgesics and aspirin according to medically endorsed protocols and perform casualty handovers and complete analgesic use requirements

You will learn how to:

  • Identify need for analgesia
  • Access and prepare analgesics such as Paracetamol, Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Methoxyflurane and Entonox
  • Administer analgesic
  • Perform casualty handover
  • Complete analgesic use requirements

You will learn about the mechanism of pain.

You will learn how to assess vital signs including respirations, pulse, and temperature to ensure that the patient is suitable for analgesia and that they do not have any unexpected reactions

You will assess for contraindications.

You will determine the correct analgesic and administer.

You can use these skills in an organisation that is part of a medically supervised first responder organisation or authorised workplaces.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1


ALL EMS Education & Training courses are available 24/7, with commencement available anytime.

Award Issued

Students who successfully complete both the theoretical and practical assessment components of this nationally recognized training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:

  • PUAEME008 – Provide pain management

Initial Course Information

This course is delivered by Mixed Mode and requires the following:

  • Completion of pre-course online learning
  • Completion of face-to-face practical assessment