Edith Cowan University ECU

Graduate Diploma of Extended 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 as a team leader or single responder in Extended 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 paramedical practice, while at the same time learning advanced skills in evidence-based practice. 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.

Structure

6 Units 120 Credit Points. Clinical or professional work placement Placement.

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Paramedicine, or have completed a Graduate Certificate of Extended Care Paramedicine, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have equivalent prior learning including at least five years appropriate professional experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Joondalup International: $34,700 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Online International: $34,700 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

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