Courses & Units

Paramedicine in Clinical Context 3 CAA321


This capstone clinical unit focuses on consolidation of the knowledge and skills the student has acquired during the Bachelor of Paramedicine. The student will work in diverse settings, integrating knowledge, clinical reasoning and reflective practice to provide patient-centred and evidence based clinical care, whilst displaying professionalism, leadership and sound clinical judgement. In this unit attendance and active engagement is important in gaining the required level of understanding and clinically safe practice.


Unit name Paramedicine in Clinical Context 3
Unit code CAA321
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine
Coordinator Leigh Parker
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania


This unit is currently unavailable.

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply appropriate communication and interpersonal skills in complex situations to interact with the patient, team members, and other stakeholders.
  • Employ clinical reasoning, practical skills and reflective practice to provide effective patient assessment and inform clinical management plans for differing patient presentations.
  • Integrate comprehensive knowledge of current evidence-based practice and reflective practice to discuss patient management principles.
  • Operate in a professional and ethical manner in a healthcare setting demonstrating insight into your own professional practice, in conjunction with your Bachelor of Paramedicine skills matrix comprehensive level.

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
not applicable

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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.

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All previous units except CAA308

Mutual Exclusions

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



Teaching Pattern

Clinical practice 144 hours; Simulation 4x 4 hours; Tutorial 2x 2hours

AssessmentProfessional development report - Pass/fail (40%)|Professional Development Report Part 2 (30%)|Case Presentation (30%)
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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