This subject contains a 5 day Compulsory Residential School.
The Bachelor of Clinical Practice (Paramedic) is currently accredited by the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA). In aligning to the accreditation policy, face to face time is required when teaching and assessing clinical practice skills. The online subject and internal subject must have equity in teaching standards.
The purpose of the residential school is to demonstrate and practice clinical skills in a safe environment for the student. Allowing students an opportunity to receive timely feedback and support from the hands on experience. CLS105 is a fundamental paramedic skills subject that incorporates skills such as learning how to use a defibrillator and how to physically assess a patient. Many of these skills require supervised practice before allowing the student autonomy in the clinical environment.
Current activities that will be included into the res school for CLS105 are
- Initial safety of scene assessment and strategies
- Initial patient assessment strategies
- Using safety in practice of paramedicine fundamentals (includes for instance -defibrillators, medications and vehicles)
- Manual handling of patients