Courses & Units

Paramedic Practice 7 CAA310

Hobart

Note:

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

Introduction

This unit expands on paramedic practice and introduces the student to intensive health and physical assessment of the acutely ill patient as well as the patient suffering from chronic disease. This unit reflects the change in paramedic practice in the changing health service environment and challenges the student to expand on their practice and assessment of patients throughout the lifespan, taking into account social, cultural and socio-economic factors.

Summary

Unit name Paramedic Practice 7
Unit code CAA310
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator

Mr Wayne Harris

Teaching staff

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* 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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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,402.00 069905

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

Co-requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly online lectures and weekly discussion tasks.

Assessment

Written Examination (3 hours) 50%, Quizzes (25%), Clinical Practice Reflection (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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Textbooks

Required

Recommended

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