Edith Cowan University ECU

Graduate Certificate of 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 of the pathophysiology, assessment and management of cardiac, medical and obstetric patients in the acute emergency 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 and skills provides students with the ability to continuously improve their own clinical practice, as well as impact on the organization they are employed by and the broader Paramedicine community.


Total Credit Points 60


  • PST5110 Advanced Cardiac Studies
  • PST5111 Advanced Medical Studies
  • PST5107 Advanced Obstetrics for Paramedics

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $4,500
International: $20,250
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years

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