Clinical Biology

For: Year 10 and 11 students

This program incorporates information about the components of blood, gaseous transport and information about hereditary blood disorders. Students will gain a better understanding of conditions such as shock and how to recognise and treat the symptoms through interactive activities. This includes diagnosing the Simulation Nursing Anne, which is used by nursing students in their practical based learning. In addition there is also a discussion about career options through The University of South Australia with a focus on Health Science pathways.

What will students do?

Students will use blood pressure monitors and oximeters to collect personal data and calculate their own blood oxygen volumes. They will make a diagnosis from data collected in a mock triple zero call and the vital signs from the outputs of the training mannequin. This includes heart and respiration rates, oxygen saturation levels, blood pressure and audible cues. They will also investigate clinical hand washing techniques and how they can personally minimise the potential spread of disease using correct processes.

Conditions

  • As this program is a practical activity, students and accompanying adults will be required to wear closed in shoes and appropriate dress.

  • Teachers will receive confirmation of booking and pre visit information.

  • This program requires a minimum of 15 students to attend, and has a capacity of 25 students.


Bookings

For further assistance, please contact UniSAConnect@unisa.edu.au

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