Administer Pain Management Training


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Overview | Administer Pain Management Training

Our Administer Pain Management Training program is specifically designed for first responders and medical personnel who are part of a medically supervised organisation. This comprehensive Administer Pain Management Training course provides the essential skills and knowledge required to administer restricted analgesics safely and effectively, ensuring that patients receive immediate pain relief in emergency and pre-hospital settings.

Our curriculum is developed in line with the latest health guidelines and protocols, focusing on the critical aspects of pain management, including the assessment of pain, the safe handling and administration of analgesics, and monitoring patients after administration.

Participants in our Administer Pain Management training will delve into the pharmacology behind pain management medications, understanding how different analgesics work and their appropriate use cases. The program also covers the legal and ethical considerations associated with administering restricted medications, preparing first responders to make informed decisions in high-pressure situations. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on exercises, learners will become proficient in managing pain for patients in need, enhancing their ability to provide compassionate and effective care.

Our Administer Pain Management Training is ideal for paramedics, emergency medical technicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who aim to expand their expertise in emergency care and pain management. Upon completion, participants will be equipped with a comprehensive set of skills to administer pain relief confidently and responsibly, making a significant difference in the outcomes of emergency interventions. 

Customised Administer Pain Management Training for Diverse Industry Needs

Our Administer Pain Management Training program is specifically designed to meet the unique requirements of various industries, ensuring that personnel are equipped with the knowledge and skills to administer restricted analgesics effectively as part of a medically supervised first responder organisation. Here’s how our training is tailored to address the distinct challenges faced by different sectors:

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS): Training focuses on rapid assessment and administration of pain management in emergency situations, enhancing the proficiency of paramedics and EMTs in delivering immediate relief.

  • Healthcare Sector: Tailored for nurses and emergency department staff, our course covers the spectrum of pain management in clinical settings, emphasizing safe administration practices within urgent care environments.

  • Military: Customised to address the challenges of providing medical care in combat and remote operations, this training equips military medical personnel with strategies for effective pain relief under adverse conditions.

  • Fire Services: Designed for firefighters, the program includes protocols for administering pain relief at accident scenes, ensuring they can provide essential care before medical teams arrive.

  • Law Enforcement: Offers police officers and law enforcement personnel guidance on managing pain for individuals in distress during emergency interventions, focusing on immediate care techniques.

  • Outdoor and Wilderness Guides: Prepares guides operating in remote areas with the skills to manage pain in emergencies far from medical facilities, crucial for outdoor adventure and wilderness settings.

  • Sports Teams: Provides medical staff and trainers with the expertise to administer pain management for acute sports injuries, supporting athletes’ health and recovery during games and training sessions.

  • Occupational Health Professionals: Tailored for high-risk industries such as construction, manufacturing, and mining, focusing on on-site pain management strategies to address workplace injuries promptly.

  • Humanitarian Aid Workers: Equips aid workers with pain management skills suitable for disaster relief scenarios, where immediate care is essential, and medical resources may be limited.

  • Maritime Sector: Designed for medical officers aboard ships, the training addresses the challenges of providing pain relief during extended periods at sea, ensuring crew and passengers’ well-being.

Our Administer Pain Management Training is not a one-size-fits-all solution but a bespoke approach that considers the specific needs and challenges of each industry. By enrolling in our program, you ensure your team is not only prepared to offer immediate and effective pain relief but also compliant with the latest health and safety standards, enhancing the overall care and safety of those you serve.


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment, which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This training is nationally recognised:

***Please note that HLTAID011 Provide First Aid is a pre-requisite unit for this training.***

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO45803) is responsible under the National Vocational Education and Training Regulator Act 2011 for the quality of the training and assessment being delivered in this course and for the issuance of all AQF certificates.

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This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at a facility organised by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803).

Course Duration & Modes

  • Face to Face Training: 8-hour intensive, hands-on session.
  • Blended/Refresher Training: Mix of online pre-learning and 5-hour practical session, ideal for skill updates.

Each format is tailored to different learning styles and schedules, ensuring effective and efficient Administer Pain Management Training.

Our detailed course outline ensures a thorough grasp of:

Pain Understanding and Measurement:

  • Pain
  • Impacts of pain
  • Pain processing
  • How is pain measured?

Medication and Drugs:

  • Scheduling of medicine and drugs
  • Analgesic drugs
  • Purpose of analgesic drugs
  • Common types of analgesic drugs used in first aid
  • Potential impacts of using analgesics

Standards and Storage:

  • Industry standards and protocols
  • Secure storage of analgesic drugs

Pain Assessment and Management:

  • Principles of casualty pain assessment
  • Principles of casualty pain management
  • Identifying a casualty’s need for pain relief
  • Confirming the need to administer analgesia

Medication Procedures:

  • 5R’s of medication
  • Available options for relieving a casualty’s pain
  • Cold therapy
  • Heat therapy
  • Precautions when using analgesic drugs
  • Contraindications for the use of analgesic drugs
  • Determining if an analgesic drug is appropriate for use
  • Determining dosage
  • Preparing analgesic drugs for administration
  • Obtaining informed consent from patient

Communication and Administration:

  • Communicating with a first aid casualty
  • Administering an analgesic drug to patients

Specific Analgesic Drugs:

  • Asprin
  • Paracetamol
  • Ibuprofen
  • Methoxyflurane
  • Entonox
    • For each drug:
      • Contraindications
      • Precautions
      • Administration
      • Signs of overdose

Emergency and Documentation:

  • Seeking assistance from emergency services
  • Information to be provided to emergency services
  • Documentation requirements
  • Drug use records
  • Drug register

Post-Event Procedures:

  • Monitoring the casualty’s condition
  • Handover to medical staff
  • Disposing of unused analgesic drugs
  • Incident debrief
  • Adhering to manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Organisational documentation

Assessment Methods

We provide a well-rounded assessment process that encompasses both practical tasks and scenarios, as well as written theory assessments, throughout the training. This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough evaluation of your skills and knowledge, allowing you to demonstrate your competency in real-world application and theoretical understanding.

Specific assessment tasks to be undertaken include:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Administer Analgesic (Methoxyflurane) – Practical
  • Administer Analgesic (Aspirin) – Practical
  • Complete Drug Register – Practical

Entry Requirements

  • Pre-Course Study: Depending on the course mode, online pre-course work may be required before the face-to-face session.
  • Online Study Requirements: A computer, smartphone, tablet, or similar device with internet access is needed for online or pre-course studies.

For comprehensive details on your rights and responsibilities, including our complaints and appeals process, kindly refer to the Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook on our website.

We’re committed to fostering an enriching learning environment. Key to this is understanding your Language, Literacy, Numeracy (LLN), and Digital Literacy skills, essential for your course success.

  • LLN Evaluation Verification

  • Digital Literacy Checklist

  • Formal LLN Evaluation

    • Tailored Support: If required, you can complete our Formal LLN Evaluation online, helping us understand your skill levels for personalised support.

These tools ensure you start your course with all the support you need for a successful learning journey. For any questions or extra assistance, feel free to contact our support team at [email protected].


Pre-Enrolment Participant Handbook

Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd (RTO 45803) offers a detailed pre-enrolment participant handbook for those interested in our programs. This handbook helps you understand your rights when you enrol with us.

We advise you to read and understand the handbook thoroughly before enrolling in any nationally accredited training program offered by Intrinsic Safety Pty Ltd. This ensures you are well-informed about the enrolment process and the program details.

If there is anything in the handbook where you require further clarification, please do not hesitate to call Intrinsic Safety on 1300 990 336 and one of our friendly team members will be more than happy to assist you.

LLN and Digital Literacy

You can complete these activities, using the links below now, or once you have enrolled:

  • LLN Evaluation: It’s important for us to understand your language, literacy, and numeracy skills to best support your learning. Please complete the LLN Evaluation Verification, accessible HERE.
  • Digital Literacy Checklist: To ensure you’re prepared for our digital learning environment, please fill out the Pre-Enrolment Digital Literacy Checklist available HERE.
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