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Volunteer
Career
Registered Paramedics
Clinical Scope of PracticeEmergency Medical ResponderEmergency Medical AssistantEvent Health OfficerEmergency Medical TechnicianAmbulance
Transport Officer
MedicAmbulance
Officer
Contract
Paramedic
Ambulance
Paramedic
Extended
Care
Assessment
Primary Survey          
Secondary & CNS Survey          
Spinal Assessment           
Pulse & Respirations          
Pulse Oximetry          
Auscultation   E1  AS2   
Blood Pressure          
Electrocardiography (ECG)   E1 E1AS1   
Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)          
Blood Glucose Monitor          
Tympanic Thermometer          
Pain Score          
Airway
Lateral PositionSupervised         
Oropharyngeal Airway (OPA)          
Nasopharyngeal Airway (NPA)          
Supraglottic Airway (SGA)      G1S   
Endotracheal Intubation (ETT)      G2S   
Cricothyrotomy      G2S   
Rapid Sequence Induction          
Naso/Orogastric Tube          
Failed Intubation Drill      G1S   
Suction      AS1   
Direct Laryngoscopy      G1S   
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction          
Ventilation Emergencies (DOPES)      G1S   
Breathing
Bag Valve Mask VentilationSupervised         
Oxygen Delivery          
Circulation
Chest Compressions          
(Manual) Defibrillation*      AS1   
Modified Valsalva Manoeuvre      AS2   
Transcutaneous Pacing          
Pressure Immobilisation Technique (PIT)          
Medications
Adrenaline Autoinjector 'Epipen'          
Intramuscular (IM) Injection      AS1   
Intranasal (IN) Atomiser   E1  AS1   
I.V. Giving Sets    SE1AS2   
I.V. Pumps     E1    
MDI and Space Chamber          
Nebuliser      AS1   
Penthrox Inhaler          
Peripheral IV Access      G1S   
Prehospital Blood Sample Collection      G1S   
External Jugular Access      G1S   
Intraosseous Access      G1S   
Trauma
Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT)  Where trained/authorised   AS1   
Eye washing and Irrigation     E1 E1E3 
Finger Thoracostomy          
Fractures and Dislocations          
Helmet Removal          
Minor Wound Management          
Needle Thoracentesis      G1S E2
E3
 
Pelvic Splints      AS1   
QuikClot Combat Gauze        E2 
Log Roll          
C-Spine Collar          
Vacuum Mattress    E1E1AS1   
Spinal Immobilisation          
Steri Strips     E1 E1E3 
Fernotrac Traction Splint  Where trained/authorised       
Kendrick Traction Device        E2 
Sager Traction Splint  Where trained/authorised       
Traumatic Procedural Analgesia          
Obstetrics
Childbirth     E1AS2   
Shoulder Dystocia      AS2   
Breech Delivery      AS2   
Postpartum Haemorrhage      AS2   
Relief of Aortocaval Compression      AS2   

*Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) is authorised for all holders of Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) certificate or otherwise being coached by Communications Officer.

The skills conveyed as per Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) are not reflected in this Skills Matrix. Cadet First Aider’s (CFA) and Emergency Medical Responders (EMR)’s require the supervision of a senior volunteer (EMT) of all skills applied in clinical practice

SDenotes supervision of skill required by higher skilled/level of officerG2SSupervised skill from AO(G2) level if trained and authorised
AS1
Supervised from SAO until officer attains rank AO(G1)
E1Authorised under extended scope of practice if required, trained and authorised (i.e. Industrial site specific, authorised volunteer centre, etc.).
AS2Supervised from SAO until officer attains rank AO(G2)
E2
Authorised under extended scope when acting as Clinical Support Paramedic if required, trained and authorised
G1S
Supervised skill from AO(G1) level and above if trained and authorised
E3
Authorised for Paramedic Special Operations paramedics if required when on deployment, trained and authorised

Extended care refers to registered paramedics with an extended scope of practice as approved by SJWA (e.g. Clinical Support, Special Operations & Critical Care Paramedics)

Acronym Equivalent Level Title
Event Health Services
CFA Cadet First Aider
AEOLevel 1.5Advanced Event Officer
EAOLevel 2Event Ambulance Officer
MEDIC Event Medic
Country Ambulance Service
EMR Emergency Medical Responder
EMALevel 1Emergency Medical Assistant
EMTLevel 2Emergency Medical Technician
Patient Transport Services
ATO Ambulance Transport Officer
 Level 1Dual Transport Officer
 Level 1Hospital Transit Officer
Metropolitan Ambulance Service
SAO CPHC Student Ambulance Officer – Induction
SAO OperationsY1Student Ambulance Officer – Metropolitan Ambulance Service
AO(G1)Y2Ambulance Officer Grade 1 (Intermediate)
AO(G2)Y3Ambulance Officer Grade 2 (Transition)
AP Ambulance Paramedic
SOP Special Operations Paramedic
CSP Clinical Support Paramedic
CCP Critical Care Paramedic
Medical Services
MEDIC Industrial Medic
IP Industrial Paramedic

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