Courses: Professional Practice

Course Details:
This course focuses on the fundamental components of professional practice including effective communication, interprofessional practice and ethical decision-making. An understanding of the communication and reporting requirements and techniques in the healthcare field will enable learners to communicate effectively, both verbally and through written reports, within the hospital and prehospital settings and collaboratively with other health care professionals. Building on their knowledge of interprofessional communication, learners will explore how interprofessional teams function and about the competencies suggested for health care practitioners to work successfully in interprofessional teams. Learners will become aware of their legal responsibilities as an Advanced Care Paramedic through the study of relevant legislation, regulation, policy, procedure, code of ethics and scope of practice information. (Formerly PARA314)

Course Code: PARA-3314A
Department: Paramedic Academy
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