PARAMEDIC MEDICAL MANAGEMENT

PAR3PMM

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop an understanding of the underpinning pathophysiology relating to specific medical conditions and the importance of integrating theory into practice. You will extend your knowledge of systematic assessment procedures and history taking technique, and will apply these to the patient presenting with a medical condition. You will use the decision-making process to assess and plan the management of patients presenting with a variety of medical conditions. Communication techniques appropriate to patient presentations will be identified and developed.

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 PHE3COS and PAR3IPP

Co-requisites PAR3PCR

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA ParamedicsPrescribedAmbulance Victoria 2016BLUE STAR PRINT MELBOURNE (SUPPLIED BY LTU)
ReadingsParamedic Principles and Practice ANZRecommendedJohnson, Boyd, Grantham and Eastwood 2015 ELSEVIER Austalia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Communicate effectively with patients presenting with a variety of medical conditions.

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play

02. Construct and perform comprehensive assessments of patients with specific medical conditions in a variety of simulated settings

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play

03. Assess a patient's medical condition using a paramedic decision making process

Activities:
Scenarios and role play

04. Manage, monitor and reassess patients with medical conditions.

Activities:
Interactive lectures, group work activities, scenarios and role play.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIllya Selmes

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The class will be divided into two groups - morning and afternoon."

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minute Individual Prac Exam- Clinical Skills & Medical Case Simulation (2000 word equivalent)Hurdle requirement35 03, 02, 01, 04
One 1-hour Written Examination (1,000-word equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04
Online quiz (equivalent to 1,000-words)15 03, 02, 01, 04