CAA602 is the first of two clinically focused units in paramedicine. This unit provides the advanced applied knowledge and skills to identify, assess and manage acute medical emergencies encountered in the out-of-hospital setting.The epidemiological and pathophysiological aspects as well as contemporary management issues of the major body systems will be covered. Emphasis is on extensive physical patient assessment, pathophysiology and out of hospital management of individuals in the area of your chosen specialisation.You will further develop clinical reasoning and decision making skills, incorporation of advanced pharmacology and medication management and application of contemporary advanced paramedicine roles.
|Unit name||Advanced Management of Acute Cases in Paramedicine|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $2,788.00||2020: $5,926.00||060199|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Delivered online during a 13 week semester with face-to-face intensives.
Clinical skills portfolio (pass/fail), Case Based Discussion Tasks (30%) Quizzes (10%), 3hr written exam (60%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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