Courses & Units

Clinical Practice 4 CAA301


This unit is only available to paramedics enrolled in the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (conversion pathway) from 2011.


This unit focuses on the application of paramedic practice in industry and community-based emergency health. The unit expands on knowledge and management of health emergencies explored in CAA202 Paramedic Practice 4 through industry-based application.
It integrates clinical reasoning and critical analysis with reflective practice to promote continuing professional development and contemporary evidence-based paramedic practice.


Unit name Clinical Practice 4
Unit code CAA301
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator Ms Emma-Kate Thornley
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced


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Learning Outcomes

  • Integrate and apply theoretical knowledge of the management of adult and paediatric health emergencies including neurological, endocrine and renal conditions; head and spine trauma, chest injury and burns and related pharmacology into industry-based practice.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the rationale and clinical science behind interventions used in the management of adult and paediatric health emergencies including neurological, endocrine and renal conditions, head and spine trauma, chest injury and burns.
  • Reflect on, analyse and critique clinical cases to demonstrate an informed, evidence-based approach to clinical reasoning and practice.
  • Communicate knowledge and clinical experience with peers, engaging in collaborative learning to facilitate professional development.
  • Use reflection of practice methods to adapt to a changing paramedic discipline and to foster professional development through life-long learning.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
069905 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,402.00

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Teaching Pattern

Approximately 156 hours of professional practice experience conducted over the semester with online discussion and reflective activities.

AssessmentEngagement tasks.|Clinical Practice Reflection|Clinical Case Study|Clinical Case Log.
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