CLINICAL PLACEMENT D

PAR3CPD

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this fourth and final clinical placement subject, you will integrate theory into practice under supervision in specialist clinical settings. You will undertake placements in the emergency health system as well as in emergency paramedic services. These specialised clinical experiences will enable you to develop as clinicians within the framework of the Paramedics Australasia Competency Standards for Paramedics and the broader emergency health system. While on these clinical placements, you will have the opportunity to practice and develop your clinical skills in the management of patients with acute health conditions in supervised clinical environments.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRay Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PAR3PMM

Co-requisites PAR3CCM

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. Determine and perform your roles and responsibilities in paramedic services and other parts of the emergency health system under general supervision

Activities:
Annotated bibliography Risk assessment - clinical error Reflective clinical case study

02. Justify the emergency care you provide to patients with varying levels and types of medical need while supervised within emergency paramedic services and other parts of the emergency health system

Activities:
Undertake supervised clinical practice with an emergency paramedic service, and in a regional or metropolitan emergency health system

03. Critically reflect on your performance as a team member while working with emergency paramedic services and other emergency health care professional to provide appropriate patient care

Activities:
Annotated bibliography Risk assessment - clinical error. Reflective clinical case study

04. Develop and implement strategies to improve your practice by critically analyzing and reflecting on decisions and actions taken by you, and experienced clinicians, in response to both emergency and non-urgent situations during your clinical practice

Activities:
Annotated bibliography Risk assessment - clinical error. Reflective clinical case study

05. Analyze and integrate large amounts of diverse and complex information to develop and present thorough, concise and appropriately targeted explanations of complex cases in emergency health settings

Activities:
Annotated bibliography Risk assessment - clinical error. Reflective clinical case study

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPeter O'Meara

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 43
One 140.0 hours placement - off site per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Clinical Practicum Discussion Forum (equivalent to 500-words)10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 1,000-word annotated bibliography of risk management20 05
One 1,500-word reflective clinical case study40 03, 02, 05
One 1,500-word risk assessment - clinical error30 04