Deakin University

Master of Advanced Clinical Practice (Paramedicine Practitioner)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Our Master of Advanced Clinical Practice (Paramedicine Practitioner) will set you up to become an advanced clinical practitioner and a leader in the emerging paramedicine practitioner field.Our course provides experienced paramedics with a training program and pathway that leads to an expanded scope of practice and career advancement opportunities, by meeting the necessary competencies for advanced paramedicine practice. You will be specifically trained to meet the requirements for admission to Fellowship of the Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners*.Are you an experienced paramedic keen to take your career to the next level?The Master of Advanced Clinical Practice (Paramedicine Practitioner) gives you the knowledge to provide evidence-based paramedic practitioner expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and management of clinical conditions, and skills in the performance of appropriate procedures to provide advanced patient care.

Structure

The majority of your learning activities will take place via Deakin’s award winning Cloud Campus (online). Throughout the masters program, you’ll be required to attend on-campus study intensives associated with five of the units, each of a five-day duration, which are held at the Warrnambool Campus. The intensives will include a mix of classroom activities (lectures, small group teaching, group activities) and practical skill sessions (clinical skill teaching, low and high fidelity clinical scenarios).The course will be undertaken via Cloud Campus (online), with on-campus intensives at the Warrnambool Campus*. Students are responsible for all costs associated with attending the intensives (e.g. travel, accommodation).*Intensives will be held prior to scheduled commencement of each Trimester.To complete the Master of Advanced Clinical Practice (Paramedicine Practitioner) students must attain 12 credit points. Nine compulsory core units and two elective units. Students must pass all units including all components of units in the course.All commencing Faculty of Health Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work students are required to complete HAI010 Academic Integrity in their first semester of study (0 credit point compulsory unit).

Subjects

  • For information on major subjects please contact Health enquiries at health-enquire@deakin.edu.au

Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on a Bachelorss degree in Paramedicine or equivalent, AHPRA Registration: Evidence of AHPRA registration with no conditions or restrictions, Clinical paramedic practice: Evidence of three years (FTE) clinical practice (on road clinical experience as a qualified paramedic within an ambulance service) post qualification. This does not include student placements nor graduate year(s). A signed letter from your Manager/Employer confirming clinical experience is required. Supporting Documentation is encouraged to assist with the application assessment and ranking: CV, Personal Statement (information demonstrating motivations, commitment, and interest in the course). Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Warrnambool No

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