Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Introduction to ParamedicineWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401066.2

Discipline: PARAMEDICAL STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Liz Thyer


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4669 Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine).


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This unit introduces students to the paramedic profession and its scope of practice in Australia. It includes exploration of the roles and responsibilities of paramedics in the context of the changing health environment. Ethical issues and relevant legal and regulatory requirements will also be discussed. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of paramedicine and to the complexity of normal development and its relationship to the processes of health science.


Courses
4669.1Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)CONTINUING
4669.2Bachelor of Health Science (Paramedicine)CURRENT




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