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.||Demonstrate through active participation in a variety of clinical settings, including inter-professional environments, an understanding of the integration of health care practices in order to provide extended patient care;|
|2.||Critically use reflective strategies to identify opportunities for improvement in clinical reasoning, patient management and interprofessional collaboration;|
|3.||Report on the extended practice roles of the paramedic both nationally and internationally;|
|4.||Articulate and demonstrate an understanding of the current scope of paramedic clinical care including ongoing care of the patient in the hospital/definitive care environment;|
|5.||Articulate a basic understanding of advanced wound and fracture management beyond traditional scopes of paramedic practice, such as suturing and plastering;|
|6.||Critically review and discuss the pathophysiology and then demonstrate the assessment, treatment and management of a range of related complex patient presentations.|
|Test||Test 1 (30 minutes duration)||15%|
|Assignment||Written submission with presentation component||35%|
|Examination||Scenario Exam (20 minutes)||50%|
|Practicum||Placements and completed Logbook||0%|
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