ADVANCED CLINICAL MANAGEMENT

PAR3ACM

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

In this subject, the student develop will explore the advanced clinical management of critically ill or injured patients in complex situations. The student will further develop and refine their knowledge and skills required to manage complex critically ill patients both individually and as part of a group. They will gain insight into the process of working with intensive care paramedics and allied emergency and healthcare professionals. The student will engage in complex simulated learning environments (SLE) and case reviews, thereby further developing your advanced problem solving and decision making skills. Students will be required to utilize their Public Health and Paramedic knowledge and skills to create a significant pragmatic and well researched change to the current practice in patient management within Ambulance Victoria. This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship entails developing the ability to tackle problems creatively, generating new ideas, taking calculated risks and creating change to achieve ambitions - now and in the future.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRay Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PAR3GSN and PAR3POP

Co-requisites PAR3MIM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA ParamedicsPrescribedAmbulance Victoria 2014BLUE STAR PRINT MELBOURNE(SUPPLIED BY LTU)
ReadingsEmergency and Trauma CareRecommendedCurtis and Ramsden ELSEVIER MOSBY,ST LOUIS, USA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate current paramedic practice in Victoria and develop a management plan that would yield improvements through implementation of innovative approaches

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Construct and perform comprehensive assessments and management of patients with complex critical conditions in a variety of simulated settings

Activities:
Interactive lectures, Group work activities Scenarios and role play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Analyse and describe the roles of the multidisciplinary healthcare team members involved in the management of a patient within the context of a complex clinical situation in both the out- of hospital and in hospital settings.

Activities:
Group work activities Scenarios and role play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Formulate and implement an assessment and treatment strategy in conjunction with members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Activities:
Group work activities Scenarios and role play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

05. Plan and provide rationale for the response, scene management, and determination of destination of the patient in a SLE scenario.

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

06. Justify and demonstrate an awareness of specific entities that may be part of a complex clinical situation.

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills
Literacies and Communication Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Personal and Professional Skills
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRay Gleeson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 37 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 37 - 43
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The class will be divided into two groups - morning and afternoon."

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 15.0 days placement - off site other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Five quizzes (equivalent to 1000-words)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
One 1-hour written Examination50 02, 03, 05, 06
One 2,000-word assignment25 01, 03, 05