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3876

Postgraduate - Course

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Course code3876
Managing facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleGradCertEmergHth
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)0.5 years FT, 1 year PT

This course must be completed in a minimum of 0.5 year and a maximum of 3 years. The course duration is inclusive of any periods of intermission.

Study mode and locationOff-campus (Alfred Hospital)
Multi-modal (Alfred Hospital)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3876
Contact details

Tel: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274) or visit: http://www.med.monash.edu.au/cehpp/

Course coordinator

Nathan Stam

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course is available to emergency health professionals who are aiming to improve their clinical practice and knowledge in the delivery of aeromedical and retrieval emergency health services.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://monash.edu/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • apply an appropriate ethical and professional construct as an emergency care provider to the field of community based emergency health
  • demonstrate personal and professional development through critical review of their own clinical practice and identification of suitable learning experiences to meet their developmental needs
  • identify local and global networks that support and enhance community based emergency health practice
  • demonstrate clinical competence in the community based emergency health setting using a patient-centric, systematic clinical approach, that utilises effective communication techniques and advanced clinical problem solving
  • identify, describe, design and evaluate enhancements to community based emergency health practice using the best available evidence and appropriate frameworks
  • review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise a variety of resources in order to respond to community based emergency health issues.

Assessment

Assessment will be a mixture of written assignments and examinations. For clinical units, clinical simulation and professionalism assessment will form part of the assessment.

Structure

This course consists of core and elective units.

Requirements

General stream

Students must complete:

Suitable units can also be identified using the browse units toolbrowse units tool (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/units/search) in the current edition of the Handbook.

Aeromedicine and retrieval stream

Students must complete the following core units:

  • PAR4200 Introduction to aeromedical and retrieval concepts
  • PAR4210 Aeromedical and retrieval professional practice

plus two 6-point elective units from the following:

  • PAR4220 Aeromedical and retrieval clinical 1 (advanced life support/critical care)
  • PAR4230 Aeromedical and retrieval coordination
  • PAR4240 Aeromedical retrieval rescue
  • PAR4250 Aeromedical and retrieval clinical 2 (intensive care)
  • PAR4260 Aeromedical and retrieval project
  • PAR4270 Aeromedical and retrieval practicum

Areas of study

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate of Emergency Health
Graduate Certificate of Emergency Health (Aeromedicine and Retrieval)

The actual award conferred depends on units/streams completed.