INTEGRATED CARDIAC AND RESPIRATORY

PAR3ICR

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject further developsĀ the students understanding of the diversity of cardiac and respiratory patients. The student has the opportunity integrate these concepts skills into practice while on clinical placement in a range of health careĀ facilities. This enables critical thinking, reflection and application of patient assessments and management strategies for cardiac and respiratory cohort of patients.




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 PAR3PCR

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Practice GuidelinesPrescribedAmbulance Victoria 2014Blue Star Print
Readings12 Lead ECG the art of InterpretationRecommendedGarcia 2001Jones & Barlett

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Determine and perform your roles and responsibilities in paramedic services and other parts of the emergency health system under general supervision

Activities:
Clinical Placement, blended learning
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

02. Individually and as part of a team, construct and perform comprehensive assessments of patients with a diverse range of cardiac and/or respiratory conditions in a variety of clinical placement settings.

Activities:
Clinical Placement, blended learning
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. Using theoretical knowledge and evidence based practice, justify the out of hospital management of patient conditions of a cardiac or respiratory nature, and apply this management to a range of clinical presentations

Activities:
Clinical Placement, blended learning
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

04. Individually and as part of a team, manage, monitor and reassess patients with cardiac and respiratory conditions

Activities:
Clinical Placement
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

05. Formulate and articulate a handover of a respiratory and/or cardiac patient. Demonstrating the verbal and nonverbal communication skills necessary for competent clinical paramedic practice

Activities:
Clinical Placement, blended learning
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

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRay Gleeson

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 33 - 43
Ten 10.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
IMIST-AMBO handover video assessment1500 word equivalent30 01, 02, 05
Four Online quizzes1000 word equivalent40 02, 03, 04
Case study: clinical case generated on placement1200 word equivalent30 01, 02, 03, 04