Paramedicine students will apply their skills within a workplace integrated learning environment. Students will undertake clinical placement with industry partners, such as ambulance services, under the guidance and supervision of Registered Paramedics and health care professionals. Students will have the opportunity to participate in safe, effective and appropriate communication with patients and to practice as culturally safe and capable clinicians. Students will have the opportunity to apply, integrate and develop their theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Students will be exposed to patient records and practice documentation and intra/interprofessional communications. Throughout clinical placement, students will engage in critical reflection, to stimulate continued student development.

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HFB1213 - Paramedic Clinical Practice 2 and

HFB1113 - Pre-Hospital Ethical and Legal Issues

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Apply the principles of culturally safe practice to the care of individuals irrespective of culture, values, beliefs, and socio-economic status across the lifespan;  
  2. Apply a person-centred approach, in the context of paramedicine, demonstrating effective communication within the health care setting;  
  3. Demonstrate competency in safely assessing and managing patients with a range of conditions, relevant to their scope of practice;  
  4. Contexualise the impact of the relevant code of conduct in clinical decision making, including Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) legislation and regulatory requirements; and  
  5. Engage in reflection and respond appropriately to feedback regarding performance and behaviour.  


Assessment type Description Grade
Portfolio Clinical Placement Logbook Pass/Fail
Journal Simulation Reflective Practice Journal Pass/Fail
To obtain a Pass grade for this unit, all components of assessment must be attempted and passed. This unit has a total of 140 hours of clinical placement including 112* hours of supervised professional clinical placement and 28 hours of high-fidelity simulation. The high-fidelity clinical simulation will be delivered across units HFB2117 and HFB2223 and assessed within this unit. Clinical placement may occur at any time of the year. These hours are mandatory as they link to the expected learning outcomes of this program. *These hours may vary due to the operational and logistical availability of industry partners.

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