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CLS410 Major Incident Management (8)

Abstract

Students studying this subject will gain an understanding of major incident management at a tactical and strategic level sufficient to equip them to operate as part of a major incident medical/health response team. Students will learn the principles and techniques of major incident prevention, preparedness, response and recovery and be able to apply them to scenarios or previous incidents.

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Session 1
OnlineBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: CLS410
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Biomedical Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Graduate Diploma in Clinical Practice (Paramedic)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of the practice and principles of major indicent medical management;
- articulate knowledge of major incident medical management into a management plan;
- adapt the theoretical learning gained in this subject into a demonstrated yet simulated major incident medical management response and plan.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
1. Historical perspectives of major incident management.
2. General principles of major incident management.
3. Tactical responses to major incidents at a local level.
4. Health and medical perspectives on major incident management systems, including clinical issues.
5. Non-healthcare perspectives on major incident management systems.
6. Strategic management of major incidents at state, national and international levels.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.