Courses & Units

Paramedicine in Clinical Context 1 CAA112


This is the first paramedicine in clinical context unit which will allow the student an opportunity to observe and integrate into the ambulance team culture and environment.

This unit focuses on consolidation of the knowledge and skills the student has acquired prior to this unit. The student will transition from the role of observer to being able to assist with basic skills as defined by their scope of practice. The student will display professionalism, followership, and a patient-centered approach to case management. In this unit attendance and active engagement is important in gaining the required level of understanding and clinically safe practice.


Unit name Paramedicine in Clinical Context 1
Unit code CAA112
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator Mrs Laura Triffett
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Paramedicine Study Period 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Paramedicine Study Period 3 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Paramedicine Study Period 3 31/10/2022 18/11/2022 16/12/2022 29/1/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply appropriate fundamental level communication strategies to interact with the patient, team members, the public, and other health care and emergency professionals.
  • Demonstrate fundamental clinical reasoning and basic practical skills in differing patient presentations in the out-of-hospital setting.
  • Integrate current evidence-based practice and reflective practice to discuss patient management principles.
  • Operate in a professional and ethical manner in a healthcare setting in accordance with your Bachelor of Paramedicine skills matrix at an introductory level

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
069905 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.

Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.



CAA110 and CAA111

Mutual Exclusions

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



Teaching Pattern

Clinical practice (up to 6 weeks), 1 x 3hr briefing tutorial

AssessmentProfessional Development Report Part 1 (40%)|Case Presentation - Pass/fail (30%)|Professional Development Report Part 2 (30%)|Attendance Record
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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