HFB1207 - Principles of Drug Actions for Health Professionals and
HFB2121 - Paramedic Clinical Science 1 (Medical Emergencies 1)
HFB1207 not applicable for HLT51015 - Diploma of Paramedical Science students.
|1.||Evaluate the pathophysiological concepts, processes, progression and complications associated with a range of complex medical aetiologies, to inform person-centred care;|
|2.||Articulate knowledge of and describe the appropriate assessment and management of patients presenting with a range of complex medical aetiologies;|
|3.||Demonstrate an understanding of the mechanism of action and safe and appropriate use of pharmacological agents, related to the management of selected medical conditions; and|
|4.||Articulate critical thinking and clinical reasoning related to evidence-based practice in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient management in acute and chronic conditions.|
|Project||Group Assessment: Part 1 - Proposal and Contract (500 words)||5%|
|Project||Group Assessment: Part 2 - Podcast/vodcast||35%|
|Journal||Online Written Discussion Forum (1500 words)||40%|
|Test||Scenario-based MCQ Assessment (60 mins)||20%|
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: Elsevier
Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine. 4th ed.
Cameron, P., Jelinek., G., Kelly, A., Murray, L. and Heyworth, J. (2014).
Sydney: Churchill Livingstone.
Emergency and trauma care for nurses and paramedics 3rd ed.
Curtis, K., Ramsden, C., Shaban, R., Fry, M. & Considine, J. (2019)
Pharmacology for health professionals. 5th ed.
Bryant, B., Knights, K., Darroch S., & Rowland, A. (2018).
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