ADVANCED CLINICAL MANAGEMENT

PAR3ACM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

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 PAR3GSN and PAR3POP

Co-requisites PAR3MIM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsClinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA ParamedicsPrescribedAmbulance Victoria 2014BLUE STAR PRINT MELBOURNE(SUPPLIED BY LTU)
ReadingsMosby's Paramedic TextbookPrescribedSanders, MJ 20104TH EDN, ELSEVIER MOSBY,ST LOUIS, USA

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and describe the roles of the multidisciplinary healthcare team members involved in the management of a patient within the context of a complex clinical situation in both the out-ofhospital and in hospital settings.

Activities:
Group work activities Scenarios and role play

02. Formulate and implement an assessment and treatment strategy in conjunction with members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

Activities:
Group work activities Scenarios and role play

03. Plan and provide rationale for the response, scene management, and determination of destination of the patient in a SLE scenario.

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play

04. Justify and demonstrate an awareness of specific entities that may be part of a complex clinical situation.

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRay Gleeson

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 blended.

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.
"The class will be divided into two groups - morning and afternoon."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Five quizzes (equivalent to 1000-words)25 02, 01, 03, 04
One 1-hour written Examination50 01, 02, 04, 03
One 2,000-word assignment25 01, 03, 02, 04