This document details the scope of practice for undergraduate and postgraduate (RN to paramedic) paramedic students undertaking clinical placement in the out of hospital environment.
Only students currently studying with Charles Sturt are eligible for placement within the organisation.Charles Sturt University indemnifies them to practice at their current clinical skill level within existing protocols, guidelines, and skill framework whilst on placement. In addition to this, under the supervision of an appropriately qualified mentor, students are authorised to perform the interventions listed below whilst on placement. This authorisation does not extend beyond their allocated clinical placement hours.
Students can satisfy their clinical placement requirements by observing, assisting with, or performing these skills under supervision. The decision to permit students to assist with or perform these skills rests with the individual mentor.
For further information, please contact:
Dr Sonja Maria
Associate Head of School | Head of Discipline Paramedicine
School of Nursing, Paramedicine and Healthcare Sciences