INTEGRATED MEDICAL MANAGEMENT

PAR3IMM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will further develop their understanding of underpinning pathophysiology relating to a variety of medical problems encountered in the unscheduled healthcare environment.  This is a continuation of paramedic medical management, with further focus placed on specific acute and chronic manifestations of medical illnesses.  Both the initial and ongoing healthcare assessment and management of a range of medical conditions will be explored and integrated with clinical placements.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorIllya Selmes

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PAR3PMM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Discipline SpecificUniversity Paramedic Student Clinical Placement BookletPrescribedLa Trobe University/Ambulance Victoria 2014Ambulance Victoria
Discipline SpecificAmbulance Victoria Clinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA ParamedicsPrescribedAmbulance Victoria 2014 Edition UPDATEBlue Star Print

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Perform comprehensive and timely assessment procedures on patients presenting with a range of medical presentations

Activities:
clinical placement, online questions and discussions, assignment

02. Combine pathophysiology, standard clinical assessment and trend recognition skills to accurately formulate clinical management plans, including referral, for a number of medical conditions.

Activities:
clinical placement, questions online, discussion forum

03. Synthesise theoretical knowledge with practical skills to effectively implement the management of acute and chronic medical conditions common to unscheduled healthcare practice.

Activities:
clinical placement, quizzes and questions, assignment, placement manual assessment

04. Access current evidence based clinical practice approaches for use in clinical management and debate their application in a range of clinical situations.

Activities:
discussion forum, fortnightly questions, assignment work, online lectures, placement manual

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIllya Selmes

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 face-to-face.
"placement shifts will be scheduled with Ambulance Victoria. Placement shift numbers are approximate only"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
Three 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 32 - 32
Two 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 32 - 32
Two 3.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Reflective journal- placement (1500 word equiv)40 01, 02
Online quizzes (1000 word equiv)30 01, 02, 03, 04
Medical Case study (1500 word equiv)30 01, 02, 03, 04