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TM5576 - Adult Secondary Retrievals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences

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This subject provides students with the knowledge required to successfully provide clinical care in the adult secondary (interfacility) retrieval setting. Basic principles of interfacility care will be reviewed and form the contextual environment for the subject. Specific areas of clinical care likely to be encountered in the secondary retrievals environment will be examined in detail. There will also be a focus on the impact of the aeromedical environment on patients, procedures and equipment. The subject will provide students with not just the knowledge needed to provide patient care, but also knowledge of the evidence and theory underpinning these constructs.

Learning Outcomes

  • define secondary retrievals in the aeromedical retrievals;
  • outline how clinical care differs from standard hospital based health care through all phases of secondary retrievals;
  • describe common clinical conditions principles of resuscitation and clinical management likely to be encountered in secondary retrievals with particular emphasis of critical care patients;
  • identify key aspects for communication and documentation for secondary retrievals;
  • outline the role of aeromedical retrieval services in potential or mass casualty incident with reference to site organizations and relationship with other key participants.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Student must have previous knowledge regarding provision of medical care in critical care settings. This subject DOES NOT teach critical care medicine. It teaches application of critical care medicine in the unique retrieval environment.
Prerequisites: A medical, nursing or allied health degree/ qualification and at least 2 years full time experience (or equivalent part time experience) in a critical care environment". Student are required to submit a current CV with their applications as approval from the subject coordinators is required prior to acceptance into subject.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Ms Anita Robertson, Dr Stefan Mazur
Lecturers: Ms Anita Robertson, Ms Sonia Girle, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); (30%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Ms Anita Robertson, Dr Stefan Mazur
Lecturers: Ms Anita Robertson, <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); assignments (30%); (30%).

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