MAJOR INCIDENT MANAGEMENT

PAR4MIM

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore, demonstrate and transmit 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 and apply an ability to utilise risk assessment tools and strategies in a variety of routine and challenging circumstances.

SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Furness

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesPAR3PMM AND PAR3CTM AND PAR3PCR

Co-requisitesPAR4ACM

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

Clinical Practice Guidelines for Ambulance and MICA Paramedics

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAmbulance Victoria

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBlue Star Print Melbourne

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Paramedic Principles and Practice ANZ

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJohnston,M. Boyd,L Grantham,H. Eastwood,K.

Year2015

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherElsevier, Chatswood

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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. Recognise and develop strategies to mitigate the potential impacts of disasters and major incidents at both a personal and organisational level.
02. Utilise effective leadership and command and control abilities in a variety of mass casualty and emergency incident scenarios.
03. Apply a wide range of communication skills to simulated major incident and complex emergency situations involving a variety of population groups.
04. Assess risk and formulate effective Event Plans for major incidents and emergency response scenarios.
05. Describe and critique emergency management frameworks and emergency response procedures at organisational, state, and federal government levels.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Furness

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 43 - 43
Three 3.00 h block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 43 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
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 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Major Incident Assignment (2500 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

1 hour Written Examination (1,000-word equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Risk assessment activity (1000 words)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5