PAEDIATRICS FOR PARAMEDICS

PAR3PFP

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject focuses on the specific challenges of caring for Paediatric patients. You will develop an understanding of the pathophysiology relating to the commonly encountered health conditions of paediatric patients. You will assess, plan and manage paediatric patients with a diverse spectrum of conditions. You will refine your age specific communication techniques in a variety of clinical settings.


SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames King

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PAR3FPP and PAR3IPP

Co-requisites PAR3PCR and PAR3PMM and PAR3CTM

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate effective communication with Paediatric patients presenting with diverse medical conditions.

Activities:
Group work activities Scenarios and role play

02. Construct and perform comprehensive assessments of patients with a broad range of medical conditions in a variety of simulated settings

Activities:
Group work activities Scenarios and role play

03. Assess, plan and manage Paediatric patients with a broad range of medical condition using a paramedic Decision Making Process

Activities:
Interactive lectures Group work activities Scenarios and role play

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Furness

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 x Groups of 25 students per group"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Quizzes (1000 word equivalent)30 02, 03
1 hour Written Examination (1,000-word equivalent)30 02, 03
30 minute Individual Prac Exam - Oral exam & Medical Case Simulation (2,000-word equivalent)40 01, 02, 03