PAEDIATRICS AND OBSTETRICS FOR PARAMEDICS
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will consider a range of medical and emergency care conditions relating to the following specific areas: gynaecology, obstetrics and paediatrics. Pre-hospital emergency management of patients, in these patient populations, will be discussed and applied to simulated case presentations. Emphasis will be placed on reflective, evidence-based practice and decision-making, and problem-solving skills needed to manage these population groups. Students will also combine theoretical knowledge, with practical skills, to effectively manage acute emergency gynaecological presentations, both normal and abnormal labour and birth processes, and the most common illnesses and injuries in the paediatric population.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorJames King
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesPHE3COS AND PAR3IPP
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJames King
Laboratory ClassWeek: 16 - 22
One 3.00 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
class will be broken into 2 lab groups (0900-1200hrs and 1300 to 1600hrs) to be held on the same day.
LectureWeek: 16 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 17
One 3.00 hours unscheduled online class per week from week 10 to week 17 and delivered via online.
Students will study an online module during teaching weeks 10-15. Approximately 3 hours per week will be required, at the student's discretion.
One 1-hour written exam (1,000-words equivalent)
|Central exam||Individual||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One 30-minute individual practical exam (3,000-words equivalent).Exam will be a clinical skills and medical case simulation. This is a HURDLE assessment: must pass this to pass subject
|Practical demonstration||Individual||Yes||35||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Written submission profiling a paediatric illness (500-words)
|Other||Individual||No||15||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|