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PSP1106 Clinical Skills for Paramedical Practice
Credit Points: 15

This unit provides the basis of clinical skills to work in a health care context with a focus on emergent and critical situations. It entails a step by step approach to the application of clinical skills, medical documentation, therapeutic communication and introduction to the evidence supporting  their use. Additionally it provides the opportunity for application of these skills in a controlled, interdisciplinary team environment. The unit prepares students to progress towards a role as a pre hospital health care provider.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K89Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013