PARA302 - Paramedic Practice: Population Variances

10 cp
Prerequisites:
PARA211 Paramedic Practice: Medical 2
Teaching Organisation: 150 hours of focused learning.

Paramedics encounter situations and problems that require expedient, insightful and competent decision making to achieve optimal patient outcomes. In this unit students will utilise the paramedic clinical assessment framework to apply individualized pre-hospital management plans for gynaecolcogial, obstetric, newborn and paediatric patients. This content complements the unit PARA301 Paramedic Theory: Population Variances: students will apply the theory both in the laboratory environment and during clinical placement. Skills developed in this unit assist students to start building an understanding of paramedic management of groups whose presentations, needs and management vary from the general population.

The aim of this unit is to assist student to achieve advanced assessment and management skills of groups whose presentations and needs vary from the general population.