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 them an opportunity to receive timely feedback and support from the hands on
experience. CLS201 is a paramedic clinical subject that incorporates skills such as learning
how to perform more advance patient assessment techniques on 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 CLS201 are
- Demonstrating how to diagnose, treat and manage a patient experiencing a medical emergency
- Be able to use medical equipment and tools associated with the role of a paramedic
- Using safety in practice within paramedicine
- Using communication to discuss patients, including handovers with colleagues and interdisciplinary staff.