This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 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
|Managing faculty||Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences|
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1 year FT, 2 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (Alfred Hospital) |
Off-campus (Alfred Hospital)
Multi-modal (Alfred Hospital)
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3877|
This course will support students in improving their clinical practice and knowledge related to the delivery of emergency health services and help prepare them for clinical leadership positions. The student will explore clinical practice within an integrated emergency medical system and consider the issues and trends that influence scope of practice and service delivery.
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://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html).
Assessment will be a mixture of written assignments and examinations. Clinical units, clinical simulation and professionalism assessment will form part of the assessment mix.
This course consists of two foundation units, four core clinical units and two electives from the Graduate Diploma Emergency Health elective suite.
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. Note: Some units may require permission from the owning faculty. The level of the unit is indicated by the first number in the unit code; postgraduate units are those that commence with the numbers 4-5.
Students complete the following foundation units:
Student compete the following core units:
plus two of the following elective units:
Graduate Diploma of Emergency Health (Intensive Care Paramedic)
Graduate Diploma of Emergency Health (Paramedicine)
Where more than one award is listed the actual award conferred may depend on units/majors/streams/specialisations studied, the level of academic merit achieved, or other factors relevant to the individual student's program of study.