1. Safe Work Practice
This module centres around safety in the workplace. As a health care professional, you will be called upon to treat patients who may have been infected in some way.
You will also become aware of your obligations in relation to complying with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; as well as be fully compliant with how to follow safe work practices for direct client care and also manage stress in the work environment.
2. Clinical Practice 1
This module focuses on education skills to allow you to interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately, recognise a healthy body and promote ways to maintain the healthy functioning of the body.
You will also acquire the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty patient.
3. Clinical Practice 2
In this module you’ll start to hone your instincts and be become highly tuned at finding out about the condition of a patient and perform an assessment in a non-threatening or invasive manner.
The outcomes of this allow you to confirm their physical health status; and assess and deliver basic clinical care when required.
4. Clinical Practice 3
Having learned the basics of patient assessment and determining patient health status, it’s now time to learn how to administer and deliver standard clinical care.
5. Paramedical Practice 1
This is often one of the most popular modules of the course, where the learning centres around following proven procedures for safe removal of a patient, managing a routine non-emergency scene and transporting non-emergency patients under operational conditions.
6. Paramedical Practice 2
Once again, building on your new skills, you will learn the core requirements for implementing safe access and egress in an emergency situation.
Patients will often require immediate medical attention at a hospital, therefore the importance of following procedures to transport emergency patients to a medical facility is paramount.
Aside from this, you will be given the knowledge to contribute to managing the scene of an emergency, whilst working alongside other emergency services, such as police, fire and rescue crews.
7. Practical Assessment
- Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport -> 1 x 5 day residential block
- Certificate IV in Health Care -> 2 x 5 day residential blocks
- Diploma of Paramedical Science -> 3 x 5 day residential blocks
8. Professional Practice
This is where you’ll learn those personal skills every well-respected paramedic is know to possess. You’ll be given the tools to make you a great communicator which will be used when work with diverse people from different ethic, social and cultural backgrounds.
As you will be working with other health and government agencies, being skilled at how to communicate and work effectively with a health and community services environment is ultra-important; you’ll become masterful at this.
Lastly and most importantly, as a Paramedic, you have a responsibility to work within a legal and ethical framework as well as having the confidence to communicate in complex situations to support positive health care outcomes. You’ll learn how to achieve this and so much more.