Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic)

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Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic) GradDipClinPrac(Paramedic)

Availability

Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic) (4608PA)

Online - Bathurst

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic)

Full-time: 1 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

For entry to this course students must hold a bachelors degree in nursing (or equivalent) and be registered to practice. Some experience in the emergency health field is recommended. Intending students should also be aware that in order to undertake the practicum subjects they will be required to comply with the risk management policies and procedures of the host ambulance authority.
Students must be able to attend a 5 day residential school associated with the subject CLS412 Introduction to Internship.
 

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

No special credit arrangements apply.

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Course Structure

The course will consist of 64 points consisting of:
APS401 Prehospital Pharmacology
CLS400 Advanced Paramedic Medical Emergencies
CLS411 Paramedic Internship *
CLS412 Introduction To Internship **
CLS410 Major Incident Management
PHC401 Paramedic Intensive Care for Paediatrics
PHC404 Paramedic Systems
PHC410 Paramedicine as a Discipline

* Internships must be completed in an approved out-of-hospital setting such as a statutory ambulance authority. Students undertaking the internships must satisfy the risk assessment requirements of the relevant ambulance authority.

** This subject has a 5 day residential school

Enrolment Pattern

Students commencing in Session 1 (Part time enrolment)

Year 1
Session 1
CLS412 Introduction To Internship
PHC404 Paramedic Systems

Session 2
APS401 Prehospital Pharmacology
PHC401 Paramedic Intensive Care for Paediatrics

Year 2
Session 1
CLS400 Advanced Paramedic Medical Emergencies
CLS410 Major Incident Management

Session 2
CLS411 Paramedic Internship
PHC410 Paramedicine as a Discipline

Students commencing in Session 2 (Part time enrolment)

Year 1
Session 2
APS401 Prehospital Pharmacology
PHC401 Paramedic Intensive Care for Paediatrics

Year 2
Session 1
CLS412 Introduction To Internship
PHC404 Paramedic Systems

Session 2
CLS411 Paramedic Internship
PHC410 Paramedicine as a Discipline

Year 3
Session 1
CLS400 Advanced Paramedic Medical Emergencies
CLS410 Major Incident Management

Students commencing in Session 1 (Full Time enrolment)

Year 1
Session 1
CLS400 Advanced Paramedic Medical Emergencies
CLS410 Major Incident Management
CLS412 Introduction To Internship
PHC404 Paramedic Systems

Session 2
APS401 Prehospital Pharmacology
CLS411 Paramedic Internship
PHC401 Paramedic Intensive Care for Paediatrics
PHC410 Paramedicine as a Discipline


Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

CLS411 Paramedic Internship

Residential School

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Residential School component. Further details of Residential School requirements are located via the subject page

CLS412 Introduction To Internship

Enrolled students can find further information about CSU Residential Schools via at About Residential School

Professional Accreditation

The Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedic) has received full accreditation with the Australasian Council of Ambulance Authorities Inc. (CAA). This accreditation is equivalent to the CAA accreditation of an undergraduate course and qualifies graduates for entry level practice as a paramedic. Students are also encouraged to check the qualification requirements for paramedicine practice in each state as the requirements stated by the various state ambulance services may vary.

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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