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Bachelor of Paramedicine


240 cp

Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Melbourne, Victoria

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12 level, or equivalent.

Prerequisites: Units 3 and 4 – a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) or 25 in any other English.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degrees

To qualify the degree, a student must complete 240 cp consisting of:

  1. 90 cp from Interprofessional units;
  2. 140 cp from Paramedicine units;
  3. 10 cp from Core Curriculum units.

3. Progression within the Course

Students normally complete a unit or units at an introductory level (100-level) in an approved sequence before undertaking advanced level units (200- or 300-level) in that sequence.

In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator and bound by decisions of the School Committee.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Interprofessional Learning

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
BIOL121 10 Human Biological Science 1
BIOL122 10 Human Biological Science 2
HLSC110 10 Beginning Professional Practice
HLSC111 10 The Person, Health and Wellbeing
HLSC120 10 Society, Culture and Health
HLSC121 10 Health Assessment
HLSC122 10 Inquiry in Health Care
HLSC210 10 Mental Health and Illness
HLSC220 10 Health Care Ethics

Core Curriculum Unit

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
UNCC100 10 Community and Vulnerability: Action and Advocacy

Paramedicine Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
ALHT104 10 Foundations of Paramedic Practice
ALHT105 10 Paramedic Practice: Respiratory Emergencies
ALHT203 10 Traumatology in Paramedicine
ALHT204 10 Paramedic Practice: Traumatology
ALHT205 10 Environmental and Endocrine Emergencies
ALHT207 10 Paramedic Practice: Mental Health
ALHT208 10 Paramedic Practice: Neurological Emergencies
ALHT209 10 Paramedic Practice: Cardiovascular Emergencies
ALHT303 10 Paramedic Practice: Obstetric and Paediatric Emergencies
ALHT304 10 Synergy in Paramedic Practice
ALHT305 10 Pre-hospital Major Incident Management
ALHT306 10 Paramedic Practitioner Health
ALHT307 10 Paramedic Practice: Gastroenterology and Renal Emergencies
ALHT308 10 Paramedic Practice: Emergency Department

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.