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Postgraduate Coursework

Master of Aeromedical Retrieval

2021

Not available to international students.
Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Casuarina Campus (FF)
1CM616
873350
Online (FF)
1CM616
873350
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
1.5 year/s
Part-time
3 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

SAEMR1

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

The Master 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.

It will build on the fundamental principles and clinical practice to provide safe clinical care in the air in both domestic and international situations.

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.

The Master in Aeromedical Retrieval will analyse the essentials of retrieval from neonatal care to adult, including obstetrics. An often-overlooked component of retrieval is logistics and this course provides the opportunity to critically reflect both domestic and international logistics considerations. The course is developed in partnership with The National Critical Care Trauma Response Centre, CareFlight - NT and The Royal Flying Doctor Service - SA and Central Operations.

This course, underpinned by cultural safety framework principles of safety and competence, will expand on your current or recent experience within the health service. During the course you will undertake education and assessments that have a direct application to your current or future professional practice and context.

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 9.

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 120-credit point course consists of eight 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 120 credit points as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

 

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core
(8 units)
100cp Compulsory Core units totalling 100 credit points as per the list of units detailed below:

HEA580 Fundamentals in Aeromedical Retrieval
HEA581 Essential Skills in Adult and Obstetric Retrieval
HEA582 Essential Skills in Neonatal and Paediatric Retrieval
HEA583 Domestic and International Logistics
HEA584 Human System Extremes
PHM552 Epidemiology
HEA572 Applied Health Project A (20cp)  
HEA573 Applied Health Project B (20cp)
 

Specialist Elective
(2 units)
20cp

Specialist Elective Units totalling 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

  120cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Masters Degree by Coursework AQF Level 9 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 Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time and 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 the table 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 HEA581 Essential Skills in Adult and Obstetric Retrieval* CO
HEA583 Domestic and International Logistics CO HEA582 Essential Skills in Neonatal and Paediatric Retrieval CO
HEA572 Applied Health Project – A (20cp) CO HEA573 Applied Health Project – B (20cp) CO
Year 2
HEA584 Human System Extremes CO   CO
PHM552 Epidemiology CO   CO
Specialist Elective 1 SE    
Specialist Elective 2 SE    

*HEA581 includes a 5 day on-campus intensive

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 (External) CO Specialist Elective 2 SE
Year 2
HEA584 Human System Extremes CO HEA581 Essential Skills in Adult and Obstetric Retrieval* CO
PHM552 Epidemiology CO HEA582 Essential Skills in Neonatal and Paediatric Retrieval CO
Year 3
HEA572 Applied Health Project – A (20cp) CO HEA573 Applied Health Project – B (20cp) CO

*HEA581 includes a 5 day on-campus intensive

Specialist Elective Availability

Semester 1 Semester 2
HEA515 Health Informatics
PHM516 Indigenous Health
PHM592 Global Health
HEA515 Health Informatics
HEA525 Emotional Intelligence in Practice
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, NSW or TAS

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?

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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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