Courses & Units

Paramedic Practice 4 CAA202



This unit is only available to paramedics enrolled in the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (conversion pathway) .


This unit focuses on the individual within the greater context of the health system focusing on primary health care, community-based emergency health (CBEH), health of populations including issues in Australian indigenous health.

The unit integrates the health systems approach with the clinical assessment and ambulance management of traumatic injuries including head and spine trauma, chest injury, burns and introduction to multiple trauma situations. A study of the microbiological and pathophysiological basis of disease and pharmacological paramedic management will underpin the subsequent unit Clinical Practice 4.


Unit name Paramedic Practice 4
Unit code CAA202
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine

Wayne Harris

Teaching staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $2,381.00 2020: $4,804.00 069905

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Teaching Pattern

Weekly online lectures and  discussion tasks.


Written Examination (3 hours) 50%, Quizzes (25%), Clinical Practice Reflection 2000 words (25%).

Students must complete all unit components to achieve an overall unit pass. Students must pass the written examination to achieve an overall pass.

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