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APS1030

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 2, 0.250 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedPeninsula Ambulance teaching period 1 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Ambulance teaching period 2 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Ambulance teaching period 3 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Ambulance teaching period 4 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Ambulance teaching period 5 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Ambulance teaching period 6 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Full year 2010 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester to First semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Mark Chilton

Synopsis

This industry based learning unit will involve a significant body of work at an appropriate professional and intellectual level. The student will be provided with the opportunity to practice and refine the skills gained to date, in the setting of 'on-road' ambulance paramedic work under the supervision of a clinical teacher. The focus of this first on-road component includes placing into context and consolidating the knowledge and skills relating to occupational health and safety, technical and interpersonal communication, teamwork, safe driving, and the fundamentals of on scene patient care and transport in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

Assessment

Structured learning activities: 20%
Formative assessments: 30%
Case studies: 30%
Communication process worksheet: 10%
Clinical occupational health and safety worksheet: 10%
Clinical skills assessment: Pass/Fail

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Mark Chilton

Contact hours

20 weeks supervised industry experience including 312 hours structured learning experiences

Prerequisites

employment by an Ambulance Service