Specific areas of interest will include improved clinical reasoning and critical decision making, awareness of and working with scopes of practice beyond the expected level of graduate entry practice (both in jurisdiction and depth), awareness of patient treatment and management after handover to other health professionals (with an emphasis on understanding of diagnostic tests and procedures the patient is likely to encounter).
HFB3134 - Paramedic Clinical Practice 5
HFB3135 - Paramedic Clinical Science 5 (Special Populations)
HFB3130 - Paramedic Clinical Science 4 (Mental Health and Mental Illness)
|1.||Evaluate extended scopes of clinical ambulance practice beyond the Ambulance Victoria Advanced Life Support level in order to extend employability to other international and interstate jurisdictions;|
|2.||Evaluate community care Paramedic approaches and assess how community care is employed in other jurisdictions;|
|3.||Articulate and demonstrate the current scope of paramedic clinical care for mental health and acute paediatric presentations;|
|4.||Discuss the patient journey from ambulance handover to hospital/definitive care; and|
|5.||Articulate a basic understanding of advanced wound and fracture management beyond traditional scopes of paramedic practice, such as suturing and plastering.|
|Test||Test (1 hour duration)||10%|
|Research Paper||Individual Research Essay||20%|
|Presentation||Group Presentation (10min) and Peer Review||20%|
|Practicum||Placements and completed Logbook||0%|
|Examination||Scenario Exam - Clinical Interview (30mins)||50%|
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