Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Paramedicine

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Designed to provide the paramedic with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in critical care Paramedicine. The course focuses on the clinical issues directly related to practice, and develops a greater depth of understanding to enhance clinical decision-making and critical thinking. Students will learn advanced-level clinical knowledge to apply to their daily paramedic practice, while at the same time learning advanced skills in evidence-based practice and research. The combination of advanced clinical knowledge and applied research knowledge and skills provides students with the ability to continuously improve their own clinical practice, as well as impact on the organisation they are employed by and the broader Paramedicine community.


  • 3 Units
  • 60 Credit Points


  • Advanced Cardiac Studies
  • Advanced Medical Studies
  • Advanced Obstetrics for Paramedics

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have a Bachelor's degree in Paramedicine, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can apply with equivalent prior learning including at least five years appropriate professional experience.

Study pathways

Further studies: Master of Critical Care Paramedicine; Graduate Diploma of Critical Care Paramedicine

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Joondalup Domestic: $10,100
International: $16,500
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus

Further information

Related careers: critical care paramedic, intensive care paramedic, paramedic, extended care paramedic

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