PARAMEDIC MEDICAL MANAGEMENT

PAR3PMM

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will develop an understanding of the underpinning pathophysiology relating to specific medical conditions and the importance of integrating theory into practice. You will extend your knowledge of systematic assessment procedures and history taking technique, and will apply these to the patient presenting with a medical condition. You will use the decision-making process to assess and plan the management of patients presenting with a variety of medical conditions. Communication techniques appropriate to patient presentations will be identified and developed.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames King

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPAR3IPP AND PHE3COS

Co-requisitesPAR3PCR

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Paramedic Principles and Practice ANZ

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJohnson, Boyd, Grantham and Eastwood

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherELSEVIER Australia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA Paramedics

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAmbulance Victoria

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAmbulance Victoria

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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 requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate effectively with patients presenting with a variety of medical conditions.
02. Construct and perform comprehensive assessments of patients with specific medical conditions in a variety of simulated settings.
03. Assess a patient's medical condition using a paramedic decision making process.
04. Manage, monitor and reassess patients with medical conditions.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames King

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The class will be divided into two groups."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
30 minute Individual Prac Exam- Clinical Skills & Medical Case Simulation (2,000-word equivalent) Hurdle requirementN/AN/AN/AYes35 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 1-hour Written Examination (1,000-word equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Online quizzes x 3 - (1,500-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4