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PMC2210 Paramedicine Principles 2

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Health and Medical Sciences
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules


Pre-requisite: PMC1105 and PMC1000


Paramedicine Principles 2 is the second course that specifically addresses common medical and surgical conditions and emergencies that are encountered in paramedic practice. This course will enable students to further develop essential knowledge and skills in assessment, provisional and differential diagnosis as well as management of individuals who may present with an undifferentiated medical condition. Therefore, a broad range of topics related to practice are presented.

Medical and surgical emergencies account for a significant portion of the cases attended by paramedics. Therefore, this course will examine a diverse range of conditions including neurological, endocrine, metabolic, renal and gastrointestinal. The epidemiological, pathophysiological and clinical presentations of these conditions will also be covered. This course will also develop the students' ability to acquire and critically appraise evidence and determine the relationship between provisional and differential diagnosis.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2022 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 3, 2022 Online
Date printed 10 February 2023