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Note: This unit is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (ADF Conversion).  This unit includes face to face teaching blocks to supplement online material.


This unit builds upon the underpinning knowledge developed in CAA211 and CAA212 and provides the advanced applied knowledge and clinical skills to identify, assess and manage acute emergencies.  The epidemiological and pathophysiological aspects as well as contemporary management issues of the major body systems will be covered.  Emphasis is on extensive physical patient assessment and out of hospital management of patients.

You will further develop clinical reasoning and decision making skills, incorporation of advanced pharmacology and medication management and application of contemporary advanced paramedicine skills.

Summary 2020

Unit name Advanced Topics in Defence Paramedicine 2
Unit code CAA213
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Teaching staff Mr Dale Edwards
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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CAA211 Topics in Paramedicine 1


AssessmentClinical skills portfolio (pass/fail), Case Based Discussion Tasks (30%) Quizzes (10%), 3hr written exam (60%)
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