This qualification reflects the role of pre-hospital and out-of-hospital workers employed by State/Territory ambulance authorities, the Australian Defence Force and the private sector to provide patient assessment, healthcare and transport services.
These workers possess clinical skills and theoretical knowledge and provide clinical assessment and pre-hospital and out-of-hospital interventions to patients in an emergency, including providing advanced skills in life support.
Please review the following admission requirements as it is needed by Industry for clinical placements:
- Current Victorian drivers licence (probationary licence accepted);
- Working with children check;
- Police check;
- Fitness and medical check;
Please note that fees required are additional to the course fees.
Applicants will be required to undertake an assessment of language, literacy and numeracy skills to ensure they have the required LLN skills to complete the course.
Course Information Sessions
Information sessions are held on the enrolment day.
There will also be a course orientation day held on February the 6th 2017 for students.
Course Fees and Charges
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Our programs are delivered at the following campuses:
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Course Quick Guide
Delivery methods are a mixture of face to face, blended learning, self-directed, and clinical (workplace) experience.
Assessment is through a variety of methods including product based methods, direct observation and third party evidence. .
12 months. 2 days per week.
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|HLTAMB001||Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTAMB012||Communicate in complex situations to support health|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTAMB008||Assess and deliver standard clinical care|
|HLTAMB011||Manage a routine non-emergency scene|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and imply medical terminology appropriately|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body system|
|CHCPRP005||Engage with health professionals and health system|
|CHCPOL003||Research and apply evidence to practice|
|HLTAMB003||Transport emergency patients|
|HLTAMB002||Implement safe access and egress in an emergency|
|HLTAMB013||Contribute to managing the scene of an emergency|
HBPD Bachelor of Paramedicine with up to 4 units of credit;
- HFB1113 Pre Hospital Ethical & Legal Issues (T1 S1)
- HFB1110 Professional Practice (Y1S1)
- HFB1112 Paramedic Clinical Practice 1 (Y1S1)
- HFB1213 Paramedic Clinical Practice 2 (Y1S2)
Workplace Health & Safety
Your health and wellbeing during your study with Victoria Polytechnic is of the highest importance to us. It is important that you are aware of health and safety when you are attending workshops or practical labs at Victoria Polytechnic and in the workplace. Victoria Polytechnic requires students in this course to complete an course induction including Health and Safety and you are required to adhere to the Victoria University Health and Safety policy and procedures whilst on any Victoria University or Polytechnic campus.
All Students will be required to abide by all WHS and Infection Control policies of the clinical placements attending and will sign the appropriate documentation and undertake training in the classroom before commencing placement.
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