Rozelle - Sydney, Hobart
This unit will be taught in a condensed format to allow attendance at CAA208 Emergency Ambulance Clinical Placement 3.
This unit will reaffirm the importance of employing a systematic approach to patient care, in particular relating to unique environmental emergencies and will prepare you for practice as a beginning paramedic practitioner. You will further develop clinical reasoning skills, patient communication skills, clinical judgement and critical thinking in the context of patients suffering from injuries or illnesses in unique environmental settings.
|Unit name||Environmental Emergencies for Out-of-Hospital Practice|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Coordinator||Mr Craig Campbell|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||31/10/2022||23/11/2022||27/12/2022||19/2/2023|
* 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 (see withdrawal dates explained 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.
- Explain the pathophysiology of specific environmental emergencies relevant to paramedic practice.
- Explain the management of specific environmental emergencies based on the pathophysiology and principles of paramedic practice.
- Perform paramedic level clinical assessment and management in simulated clinical scenarios of specific environmental emergencies.
- Evaluate current Australian paramedic practice guidelines against relevant literature on the management of environmental emergencies.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesCAA206 AND CXA310
Lectures delivered on-line, all other resources can be found on MyLo. This course also includes 4 intensive practical days.
|Assessment||Online Quiz (5%)|Final Examination (60%)|Compulsory Practical Attendance Pass/Fail.|Written Assignment (35%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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