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|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of 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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|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).
- 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
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:CAA309 (53A)
2hr online workshop x 3 times , Online Content 2hrs x 3 times, Independent Learning 4hrs weekly, Group meetings 2hrs weekly
|Assessment||Peer 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%)|
|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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