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Postgraduate Coursework

Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval

2021

Not available to international students.
Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Casuarina Campus (FF)
1GC548
871292
Online (FF)
1GC548
871292
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

UAEMR1

Award
Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval
Faculty/College
College of Nursing and Midwifery
Sector
HE
Area of study
Clinical and Behavioural Sciences
Health and Medicine

The Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval is an innovative course that will extend knowledge gained through your health studies and develop foundational research skills and a complex understanding of aeromedical retrieval.

Relevant to nurses, midwives, physicians and other health professionals who wish to undertake postgraduate education in the area of aeromedical retrieval.

You can choose to study on campus (internal) or online (external).

This flexible course addresses:

  • delivery processes,
  • critical reflection on aeromedical retrieval practice, and
  • the effects of policy and politics on health care provision, access and individual agency.

This course will expand on your current or recent experience within the health service, and you will undertake education and assessments that have a direct application to your current or future professional practice and context.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval, you may progress to the Master of Aeromedical Retrieval, with advanced standing of completed studies.

Career opportunities

This course will enhance and develop the knowledge and skills for roles which manage the emergency transport of patients by aeromedical retrieval. Graduates of this course have the opportunity to critically analyse and reflect upon the aeromedical retrieval journey.

The Graduate Certificate examines the Fundamentals and Principles of Aeromedical retrieval as well as the logistic components from the domestic to international level.

Completion of this course positions graduates in a stronger position to undertake senior clinical and administrative roles within their organisation.

Credit transfers & pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consists of two core units and two specialist elective units.


  • 2021 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2020.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type
Credit Points
Specific requirements
Core
(4 units)
40cp
Compulsory Core units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below. 

HEA580 Fundamentals in Aeromedical Retrieval
HEA583 Domestic and International Logistics
 

Specialist Elective

(2 units)

20cp

Specialist Elective Units totaling 20 credit points selected from the list of available units detailed below:

HEA515 Health Informatics
HEA525 Emotional Intelligence in Practice
PHM516 Indigenous Health
PHM553 Biostatistics
PHM592 Global Health
PHM593 Tropical Child Health

 

 
40
Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Graduate Certificate AQF Level 8 course award. 
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.
 

Study plan


  • 2021 HE unit offerings and unit fees are not yet available however will be published no later than 1 December 2020.
  • Always refer to the Course Catalogue for the latest information about your course prior to enrolment.

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable for students commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time or part time load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use these as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Full-time Study Plan

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
HEA580 Fundamentals in Aeromedical Retrieval  CO    
HEA583 Domestic and International Logistics  CO    
Specialist Elective 1 SE    
Specialist Elective 2 SE    

Part-time Study Plan
 

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
HEA580 Fundamentals in Aeromedical Retrieval  CO Specialist Elective 1 SE
HEA583 Domestic and International Logistics  CO Specialist Elective 2 SE

 

Specialist Elective (SE) units may be selected from the following: 

Semester 1 Semester 2
HEA515 Health Informatics HEA515 Health Informatics
PHM516 Indigenous Health HEA525 Emotional Intelligence in Practice
PHM592 Global Health PHM553 Biostatistics
  PHM593 Tropical Child Health

Students commencing in Semester 2

This course is not available for entry in Semester 2.

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

Domestic students - postgraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS.

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

 

UAC

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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