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PMC1110 Introduction to Paramedicine

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 23 May 2022


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in the following Program: BPSC


This course provides students with the opportunity to develop the fundamental knowledge, skills, and professional attributes required to practice as a student healthcare professional. This course introduces students to the dynamic environment, culture, concepts, and history of paramedicine. The foundational learnings in this course will be consolidated and expanded on throughout the remainder of the degree. Additionally, this course is designed to provide students with a positive first year experience, through the use of specifically designed support services such as academic skills, peer support and the library service.

This course will provide students with the opportunity to establish foundational knowledge, skills and professional attributes that are essential to work in the paramedicine profession. Students will begin to develop interpersonal skills with a particular emphasis on practitioner and patient health and wellbeing. The course will utilise a practice-based learning pedagogy incorporating problem-based learning, case-based learning and work-integrated learning with strong links to graduate employability. Activities will include online lectures, collaborative online workshops and practical laboratories.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Date printed 23 May 2022