Courses & Units

Advanced Clinical Reasoning in Out of Hospital Practice CAA500

Hobart

Introduction

This unit draws together theoretical and clinical concepts related to legal and ethical responsibilities, quality and safety measures, advanced diagnostic reasoning and clinical decision-making based on knowledge and evidence, in the care of individuals in a variety of settings. This course enables the development of critical thinking and analysis through evidence-based practice. The student will incorporate previously acquired knowledge and skills in patient assessment, decision-making and team communication to enable the delivery of safe and effective care in a variety of out of hospital settings. Clinical decision making theory and advanced diagnostic reasoning and judgment are examined in relation to providing quality health care to patients that avoids adverse events and patient harm.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Clinical Reasoning in Out of Hospital Practice
Unit code CAA500
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator

Auston Rotheram

Available as student elective? No
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
3 2020: $1,394.00 2020: $2,963.00 060199

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Delivered fully online during a 13 week semester

Assessment

Online presentation (30%), Portfolio 3000 words (50%), online quizzes (10%), Reflective Journal 1000 words (10%)

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Textbooks

Required

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