Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students undertaking the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice and Bachelor of Public Health Promotion program are required to undertake clinical placements to develop their professional knowledge, clinical practice and professional behaviours. In this second clinical placement subject, students will have an opportunity to integrate theory into practice, under supervision, in a wider range of clinical and community settings. Students will undertake placements in aged care, rural health and ambulance service settings. These varied clinical experiences will enable students to develop as clinicians within the framework of the Paramedics Australasia Competency Standards for Paramedics. While on clinical placement, students will have the opportunity to practice and develop their clinical skills in the management of patients with chronic and acute health conditions in supervised clinical environments.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Furness

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PAR4ATM & PAR4PMB

Co-requisites PAR3GSN & PHE3BRH

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Furness

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 17.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students undertake 4 weeks ( approximately 17.5 x 8-hour days or 140 hours of clinical placement )"


Assessment elementComments%
relective essayEssay on the role of paramedics in the aged care and/or rural health settings (2,000 word equivalent)100