MAJOR INCIDENT MANAGEMENT
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will explore the concepts of command, control, team work and leadership and their application to disasters, major incidents and sentinel events. The framework of planning, preparation, response and recovery will be used to investigate various roles and responsibilities essential to effective emergency management. Events with the potential to stretch ambulance and health resources at a community, state and national level will be examined. You will also develop an understanding of and ability to utilise risk assessment tools and strategies in a variety of routine and challenging circumstances.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Furness
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
DISASTER HEALTH MANAGEMENT: A primer for students and practitioners
AuthorFITZGERALD, TARRANT, AITKEN, FREDRIKSEN
PARAMEDIC PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE ANZ
AuthorJOHNSON,M. BOYD,L. GRANTHAM,H. EASTWOOD,K.
Clinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA Paramedics
AuthorAmbulance Victoria - current edition
PublisherBLUE STAR PRINT MELBOURNE (SUPPLIED BY LTU)
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsProfessional engagement only - 6 hours role play simulation.
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Furness
Block ModeWeek: 43 - 43
Three 3.00 hours block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via blended.
CLASS DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS AM AND PM. Both the morning and afternoon group for each of the three classes must run on the same day. (i.e. class one: group one Monday morning, and group two Monday afternoon).
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Eleven 2.00 hours unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.
Major Incident Assignment (2,500-words)
|N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Risk assessment activity (1,000-words)
|N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Written examination - one hour (1,000-words equivalent)
|N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|