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PMC2202 Paramedic Skills 4

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 : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 24 May 2022


Pre-requisite: PMC2102
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: PMC2201
OR (from 2023)
Pre-requisite: PMC2102
Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: PMC2201 and PMC2211


Paramedic Skills 4 will extend the knowledge and skills students have acquired in Paramedic Skills 1, 2, and 3. Content in this course addresses the knowledge and skills practicing paramedics require to be efficient in managing adverse situations and emergencies. Skills acquired in this course are integral to the delivery of professional paramedic practice.

The assessment in this course is competency-based. Students will achieve either a pass or fail for each assessment. Students need to pass all assessment items to successfully complete the course. These competency items form part of the USQ accreditation agreement with the accrediting organisation/s (where relevant).

The course is designed to offer students a comprehensive educational and skill development experience. A key emphasis of this course is to further expand communication skills to include communicating with people experiencing adverse conditions such as agitation. Paramedic Skills 4 also includes skill development in musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal and neurological injuries and emergencies.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Date printed 24 May 2022