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
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. CLS106 is a fundamental paramedic skills subject that incorporates skills such as learning
how to control the environment in a car accident, triage patients, deal with major accident etc. 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 CLS106 are
- Initial safety of scene assessment and strategies
- Initial patient assessment strategies within the trauma environment
- Using safety in practice of paramedicine fundamentals (includes for instance - vehicles, cutting equipment, interdisciplinary communications)
- Manual handling of patients