This unit will further develop the students' knowledge and skills in the evidence-based assessment and management of obstetric and paediatric patients in the out-of-hospital setting. These patient groups have unique variances which require special attention in addition to the unique emotional aspects of managing this group of patients.
Skills in managing a delivery and the care of the newborn will be covered and the broad range of paediatric clinical challenges in the out-of-hospital setting. The student will explore communication strategies regarding the child, family and during crisis. This unit requires significant student participation as part of the learning process.
|Unit name||Obstetrics and Paediatrics in Paramedicine|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Synthesise theoretical knowledge to justify the clinical approach to the management of obstetric and paediatric patients in an out-of-hospital setting
- Apply clinical thinking and skills in the management of obstetric and paediatric patients in diverse settings
- Demonstrate appropriate cognitive and emotional communication strategies with families and other professions in a professional, ethical and patient-centred manner
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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PrerequisitesCAA220 and CAA221
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:CAA307
2hr online lecture weekly, 2hr online tutorial weekly (6 weeks), 3hr on campus practical weekly (12 weeks)
|Assessment||Written examination (20%)|OSCE - Pass/fail (40%)|Assignment (40%)|Essential clinical skills - Pass/fail|
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