HFB2117 - Clinical Practice 3
HFB2121 - Paramedic Clinical Science 1 (Medical Emergencies 1)
Pre-requisites not applicable for HBPA students.
|1.||Apply the pathophysiology of trauma cases to the clinical and pharmacological management of patients;|
|2.||Articulate knowledge of the pathophysiology of patients presenting with pain of traumas, haemorrhage and shock, soft tissue, burns, head and facial, spinal, thoracic, abdominal and musculoskeletal trauma;|
|3.||Articulate the mechanism of action and the correct administration of the various pharmacological agents related to trauma;|
|4.||Discuss the management for various toxicological emergencies and environmental traumas;|
|5.||Appraise and recommend trauma scales used in the pre-hospital setting; and|
|6.||Demonstrate reflective and analytical strategies to identify opportunities for improvement in clinical reasoning and patient management.|
|Test||Test (60 min)||20%|
|Presentation||Group poster (1000 words)||40%|
|Examination||Examinations x 2 (60 min each)||40%|
Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease in adults and children 8th ed.
McCance, K.L., Huether, S.E., Brashers, V.L., & Rote, N.S. (2018)
St Lois MO: Mosby
Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine 4th ed.
Cameron, P., Jelinek., G., Kelly, A., Murray, L. and Heyworth, J. (2014)
Sydney: Churchill Livingstone
Pharmacology for health professionals. 5th ed.
Bryant, B., Knights, K., Darroch, S., & Rowland, A. (2018)
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