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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Area of Study

All areas of study information should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. The units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Offered bySchool of Primary Health Care
Campus(es)Peninsula

Notes

  • Compulsory off-campus and out-of-hours placements may be a key component of courses undertaken in this area of study. Placements can occur in metropolitan or rural settings.

Description

The Bachelor of Emergency Health prepares graduates to provide emergency health care to people in the community. Graduates are primarily employed by ambulance services or emergency medical services throughout Australia.

Course themes include personal and professional development, population health and illness in society, foundations of the paramedic clinician, community-based emergency health in integrated health and emergency systems, and science, knowledge and evidence.

Students undertake clinical placements with ambulance services and with other health agencies.

Units

For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Relevant Courses

  • 3445 Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic)
  • 3892 Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic)
  • 3881 Honours Degree of Bachelor of Emergency Health (Paramedic)