Master of Paramedic Science (Paramedic Practitioner) - CH87
Designed to meet industry needs, the Master of Paramedic Science (Paramedic Practitioner) will equip you to take on the leadership role of a Paramedic Practitioner who can provide essential services in the non-emergency, out-of-hospital, low acuity or primary healthcare settings.
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Graduate Diploma of Paramedic Science (Critical Care)
This course provides you with the skills, knowledge, clinical reasoning and leadership strategies to meet the role of a Paramedic Practitioner. The Paramedic Practitioner is an advanced healthcare professional who can provide essential services in the non-emergency, out-of-hospital, low acuity or primary healthcare settings.Upon completion of this course, you will be able to deliver a primary care level of paramedic practice as well as the ability to identify alternative pathways within the healthcare system to effectively and independently manage a broad range of common chronic and low acuity disease states.This care is a patient-centred approach that ensures you are a competent and yet diverse clinical practitioner who can meet low acuity healthcare needs of the community. Additionally, the Paramedic Practitioner is a leadership role within both the paramedic profession and healthcare system that can support a range of activity from education to managerial needs.
|Core Units||8||Major Units||None|
|Term 1 - 2020||Available Online|
You are required to complete 8 units.
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
|Primary Healthcare Practice||PMSC20015||Students will undertake placement with a General Practitioner (GP) or similar to gain experience and develop primary healthcare knowledge and skills|
- a completed Bachelor of Paramedic Science or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years unsupervised operational clinical experience; or
- a completed Advanced Diploma or Graduate Diploma or equivalent in an advanced paramedic field such as aeromedical, critical or intensive care plus 2 years unsupervised operational clinical experience at this level
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Graduate Diploma of Paramedic Science (Critical Care)
The Master of Paramedic Science (Paramedic Practitioner) supports graduates to operate in the expanding professional areas of paramedic practice. It provides you with the knowledge and skills to move towards the evolving roles of paramedic practitioner, extended or community care paramedic positions.
|Fee Category||Full fee paying place|
|What is a Full Fee Paying Place||As a full fee paying students, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.|
|Fee Type||Tuition Fees|
|What is my tuition fee?||
Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit.
Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit.
You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.
|FEE-HELP and payment options||
FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan.
Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all, or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold (the 2018-2019 income year threshold is $51,957 or above).
You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance.
If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.
|Other Fees||You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.|
|Other study costs||You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying. Incidental fees are applicable for clinical placement forfeiture and clinical placement supplementation if this occurs|
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