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PMC2101 Behavioural Conditions and Emergencies

Short Description: Behavioural Conditions & Emerg
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Wellbeing
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 069905 - Paramedical Studies
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: PMC1105


Paramedics are increasingly required to respond to patients with behavioural conditions and emergencies therefore students need to develop strong communication skills, perform high quality mental status assessments, and develop the skills required to manage risk. This course will enable students to further their knowledge and application of communication, interpersonal and professional skills in relation to managing difficult patients and situations. Additionally, students will be provided with opportunities to consider professionalism, empathy, cultural sensitivity, recovery-orientated practice, ethics, legal issues, self-awareness and reflective practice, safety, evidence-based practice and the role of a paramedic within the broader health system.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Ipswich