Edith Cowan University ECU

Graduate Certificate of Community Paramedicine

Edith Cowan University ECU

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

Designed to provide paramedics with the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake a career in community paramedicine, working in urgent care, non-urgent care and primary healthcare settings. The course focuses on the clinical issues directly related to extended care practice, and develops a greater depth of understanding of the pathophysiology, assessment and management of a variety of acute and chronic medical and minor trauma patients in the community healthcare setting. 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. The combination of advanced clinical 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.


See the full course structure at www.ecu.edu.au/degrees/courses/graduate-certificate-of-community-paramedicine

Standard entry requirements

See entry requirements at www.ecu.edu.au/degrees/courses/graduate-certificate-of-community-paramedicine

Study pathways

Further Studies: Graduate Diploma of Community Paramedicine; Master of Medical and Health Science by Research; Master of Paramedic Practitioner

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $20,250 Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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