Courses & Units

Research Experience in Paramedicine CAA314


This unit is intended to integrate the paramedic student’s knowledge and practice, preparing them to work as a beginning out-of-hospital practitioner. This unit will develop the research, ethical practice and professional development skills required of a health care professional, focusing on the integration of research and evidence into all facets of practice.


Unit name Research Experience in Paramedicine
Unit code CAA314
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Paramedicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator Doctor Francsois Fouche
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Online Health Study Period 3 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Health Study Period 3 30/10/2023 17/11/2023 15/12/2023 28/1/2024

* 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 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Defend the role of a critical enquiry-based model of professional practice, including the application of reflective practice and critical analysis of evidence
  • Evaluate research outcomes and incorporate them into evidence-based practice, whilst contributing to the body of research evidence that informs paramedic practice
  • Communicate outcomes and contribute to a culture of professional and academic enquiry
  • Collaborate with members of a team to achieve common goals using a range of communication techniques and processes

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 $1,037.00 $1,037.00 not applicable $2,522.00

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Mutual Exclusions

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

CAA309 (53A)


Teaching Pattern

2hr online workshop x 3 times ,  Online Content 2hrs x 3 times,  Independent Learning 4hrs weekly, Group meetings 2hrs weekly

AssessmentPeer review of contribution for each task (10%)|Background and introduction (project rationale) (15%)|Research logbook and reflection (15%)|Conference Poster and Presentation (30%)|Summary of recommendations OR ethics application OR review protocol (30%)
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