Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The advanced clinical management of critically ill or injured patients in complex situations will be studied in this subject. The student will be introduced to paramedic advanced life support (ALS) and the intensive care practices (ICP). The student will gain insight into the process of working with ALS and ICP paramedics and allied emergency and healthcare professionals. Students will engage in complex simulated learning environments (SLE) and case reviews, thereby further developing their advanced problem solving and decision-making skills.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGraham Munro

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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Prerequisites PAR4PMA

Co-requisites PAR3GSN

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

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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 face-to-face.

Problem Based Learning Week: 31 - 36
One 3.0 hours problem based learning per week from week 31 to week 36 and delivered via online.
"Students will be required to study online for the first 6 weeks of Semester 2"

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.


Assessment elementComments%
A written paper profiling a case-study of a patient that they had contact with during placement25
group presentation (equiv to 1,000 words)25
one 1-hour written examination50