HFB3130 - Paramedic Clinical Science 4 (Mental Health and Mental Illness)
HFB2223 - Clinical Practice 4
|1.||Elucidate the research evidence on paramedic mental health and how it compares with the general population;|
|2.||Analyse the key concepts and definitions related to exercise and nutrition for the paramedic;|
|3.||Extrapolate the bio-psychosocial model of health to an individual's health status;|
|4.||Assess reactions to a demanding situation using a model of resilience and appropriately modify those reactions;|
|5.||Formulate a view on how social contexts, including that of the ambulance service, influence mental and physical health;|
|6.||Adapt knowledge of sleep hygiene and knowledge of factors promoting sleep to mitigate the health effects of shift work;|
|7.||Determine which cognitive behavioural approaches might best be used to optimize their own mental health.|
|Test||Online Test . 1hr duration.||10%|
|Assignment||Written Assignment (2500 words)||50%|
|Examination||Multiple Choice/Short Answer Exam (2 hours)||40%|
Health psychology : Biopsychosocial interactions 2nd Australasian ed.
Sarafino, E. P., Caltabiano, M.L., & Byrne, D.(2008)
Milton, Qld: John Wiley & Sons Australia
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