Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Designed to provide the paramedic with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in Extended Care Paramedicine. 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.
3 Units 60 Credit Points.
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.
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