POPULATIONS WITH SPECIFIC NEEDS FOR PARAMEDICS
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will learn how to manage and care for individuals with specific needs, including people living with disabilities and chronic illness. You will be introduced to working with vulnerable populations, populations experiencing abuse, neglect and/or violence, and those living with special physical, intellectual, mental and emotional needs. Learning activities will cover the management of patients/individuals in accordance with accepted paramedic practice standards. By critically analysing and evaluating education and health promotion strategies, through inquiry and investigation, you will learn how to effectively manage individuals with specific needs.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorGeorge Mnatzaganian
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesPHE3COS AND PAR3GFP
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsThis subject has been developed in accordance with the Guidelines for Inclusive Curriculum. Students enrolling in this subject will not be disadvantaged in the areas of gender, sexual orientation, culture, age, socioeconomic standing, ability or religion. The subject is designed to foster\valuing the range of experiences of all students enrolled.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Violence, abuse and neglect against people with disability in institutional and residential settings, including the gender and age related dimensions, and the particular situation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability, and cultur
Resource TypeWeb resource
AuthorRachel Siewert, Australia Parliament. Senate. Community Affairs References Committee.
PublisherCanberra, ACT: Senate Community Affairs Committee Secretariat
Living with chronic illness and disability
AuthorChange, E; Johnson, A.
Coping with chronic illness and disability
PublisherBoston, MA: Springer US
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
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeorge Mnatzaganian
TutorialWeek: 37 - 42
Five 2.00 hours tutorial per study period on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 30 - 42
Seven 3.00 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.
Online quizzes (250-word equivalent each). Online quizzes [Weeks 33, 35, 37]
|Quizzes||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4|
Written essay assignment (2,500 words). The students will be given a list of conditions from which they will select one topic. [Week 39]
|Assignment||Individual||No||30||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
One-hour written theory examination (1,000-word equivalent). Exam period. The amount of intellectual effort required to complete written examination is greater than that of the written essays regardless of word count.
|Other written exam||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|