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PST1101 Introduction to Paramedical Practice
Credit Points: 15

This unit will explore the principles and practice underpinning the assessment and management of clients in the pre-hospital environment and the role of paramedics in the health continuum. Using a problem-solving approach, students will demonstrate beginning competencies in the care of clients in the pre-hospital area including cultural awareness, effective communication, leadership, team work and skills for basic life support .

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K89Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)
MABUTAParamedical Science Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012