Patient presents to Hayman Island First Aid Patient is assessed by RN. What is patient’s condition? Low Acuity High Acuity Critical e.g. sore throat, sunburn, e.g. abdo/chest/back pain, e.g. major trauma, gastro, headache asthma, STI’s, minor trauma, unconscious, severe SOB, potential isolated fractures near drowning, cardiac arrest Initiate patient management utilizing local resources Contact Airlie Beach GP or Mackay for Initiate treatment advice as required Manage/treat patient as per local protocol Contact Airlie Beach GP Does patient require for advice/consult if transfer to hospital? needed DIAL 000 NO YES Prepare patient for Continue to transfer manage patient as required N.B. The decision to transfer patient a High Acuity patient must be a collaborative decision between the Medical Officer and the Registered Nurse. If unable to contact a Medical Officer in a timely manner, Dial 000 directly.
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