This course is designed to provide Paramedics with the necessary education and training for the specialist intensive care paramedic role as well as leadership, education and research positions. Students initially undertaking specialist intensive care paramedic training before completing clinical research training and have the option to complete a clinical research project as well as other specialist aeromedical and retrieval or extended care clinical training. Students will have the opportunity to examine evidence-based emergency health care from clinical and systems perspectives using local and international contexts.
The Masters of Emergency Health consists of 12 units of study (72 credit points) comprising of two foundation units, four core clinical units, two research methodology units and four elective units of study. Elective units enable students to tailor their course according to their clinical or research experience and their anticipated role.
Graduates of the Masters of Emergency Health may be eligible for employment as Intensive Care Paramedics or Aeromedical and Retrieval Clinicians. Graduates may also be eligible for entry into a research higher degree program or be engaged in leadership, management or training roles within the emergency health services.