PARA312 - Interprofessional Practice

10 cp
Prerequisite Nil
Teaching Organisation 150 hours of focused learning.

It is a requirement that all healthcare professionals understand interprofessional practice in health care. Health care professionals need to collaborate and communicate effectively to ensure the best outcomes for the patient. This unit considers the legislative and regularly frameworks across the continuum of health care. Extended knowledge in the area of interprofessional practice is essential for the evolving role of the paramedic in primary and extended health care.

In this unit, students will have the opportunity to identify and develop their competencies in interprofessional practice. This unit will examine interprofessional practice at the organisational and professional level and students will critically review a range of strategies which they can use to facilitate successful interprofessional practice. This unit will provide the opportunity to demonstrate a commitment to the profession and the community through the analysis and evaluation of interprofessional practice and the role of the paramedic in delivering safe, ethical and effective health care within the continuum of care.