par3imm integrated medical management




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will further develop their understanding of underpinning pathophysiology relating to a variety of medical problems encountered in the unscheduled healthcare environment. This is a continuation of paramedic medical management, with further focus placed on specific acute and chronic manifestations of medical illnesses. Both the initial and ongoing healthcare assessment and management of a range of medical conditions will be explored and integrated with clinical placements.

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 PAR3PMM


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Discipline SpecificUniversity Paramedic Student Clinical Placement BookletPrescribedLa Trobe University/Ambulance Victoria 2014Ambulance Victoria
Discipline SpecificAmbulance Victoria Clinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA ParamedicsPrescribedAmbulance Victoria 2014 Edition UPDATEBlue Star Print

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Perform comprehensive and timely assessment procedures on patients presenting with a range of medical presentations.

clinical placement, online questions and discussions, assignment

02. Combine pathophysiology, standard clinical assessment and trend recognition skills to accurately formulate clinical management plans, including referral, for a number of medical conditions.

clinical placement, questions online, discussion forum

03. Synthesise theoretical knowledge with practical skills to effectively implement the management of acute and chronic medical conditions common to unscheduled healthcare practice.

clinical placement, quizzes and questions, assignment, placement manual assessment

04. Access current evidence based clinical practice approaches for use in clinical management and debate their application in a range of clinical situations.

discussion forum, fortnightly questions, assignment work, online lectures, placement manual

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 2, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorIllya Selmes

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 33 - 43
Ten 10.0 hours placement - off site other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 33 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"placement shifts will be scheduled with Ambulance Victoria. Placement shift numbers are approximate only"

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 32 - 32
Four 3.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 32 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Reflective journal- placement (1,500-word equivalent)4001, 02
Online quizzes (1,000-word equivalent)3001, 02, 03, 04
Medical Case study (1,500-word equivalent)3001, 02, 03, 04