School Of Health Sciences

Paramedic Practice 3Western Sydney University Unit Code: 401073.2


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

401068 Paramedic Practice 2

401074 Out-of-hospital Medical Care 1

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

About this Unit
This unit continues the development of paramedic professional and clinical skills and techniques in preparation for the second work placement with a paramedic team. Students will further develop patient assessment and examination skills in a systems-based approach. Students will engage in theory-based learning that will involve case-based learning to develop their diagnostic capacity and ability to formulate treatment plans for conditions of respiratory, cardiac, endocrine, gastrointestinal and renal aetiology.

Special Requirements - Legislative Pre-requisites

Prior to enrolling in this unit students must have a National Police Check. Students must hold a valid and current First Aid Certificate from a Registered Training Organisation. Refer to the Special Requirements website for more information

Student Compliance Information for all Health-Related Placements

Students must meet Western Sydney University course requirements as well as any special, legislated, or policy-mandated requirements.

Western Course Requirements

Visit the Special Requirements webpage for details about your course.

Special Requirements

Mandatory NSW Health student placement policy requirements

To be able to undertake placement in any NSW Health facility you must be assessed as compliant with NSW Health student placement policy in the first year of your course, regardless of when you expect to go on your first placement. Access and read the NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet.

NSW Student Compliance Information Booklet

Please ensure that you

1. Find your existing National Police Check or apply for one

2. Gather documentary evidence of your vaccination history

3. Print and compete all relevant NSW Health forms relevant to the campus you are enrolled at or online enrolment requirements

4. Follow booklet instructions on how to have your compliance documents assessed by NSW health staff.

International students have additional requirements: the link to the booklet will inform you of these requirements.

School Requirements

Contact your School for further details regarding your School’s requirements, if any, such as

  • If you live outside of NSW or Australia and need to meet your state, territory or country’s compliance requirements
  • If you need to meet different state, territory or country compliance requirements.
  • NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) or other state equivalent, valid for your entire course.
  • Current approved first aid certificate valid for your entire course - approved course providers can be found at the Government Training website
  • Other non-health related requirements.

Student Compliance Resources are also available on the Placements Hub web page.


Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Students must have the Western Sydney University student paramedic uniform (pants, long sleeve shirt, polo, safety glasses, safety helmet, non-steel cap black boots, stethoscope, reflective vest and rain jacket).

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

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