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Queensland Ambulance Service - Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Paramedicine

7/11/2018

The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is in the final stages of developing a Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Paramedicine.
 
The purpose of the Graduate Certificate in Primary Health Paramedicine is:
  • To educate its graduates (experienced paramedics) to holistically assess, treat and safely refer sub-acute patients for ongoing care.
Graduates completing this course will have:
  • Advanced understanding of local primary and community based health services;
  • Advanced knowledge of local community and welfare agencies;
  • Advanced knowledge of common sub-acute medical conditions, chronic diseases and mental health disorders;
  • Advanced and holistic, history taking and assessment skills;
  • Advanced communication, engagement and collaboration skills;
  • The ability to synthesis information and generate solutions to complex problems.
In order for the QAS to perform this role as safely and effectively as possible, health professionals and community members are invited to comment and contribute to the development of this training program.
 
For a breakdown of the proposed syllabus or for more information about his program, please contact project officer Greg Reaburn on 0423 026 869 or email QAS.LARUproject@ambulance.qld.gov.au.   
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