Intensive Care Paramedic

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Intensive Care Paramedics have a broader clinical skill set and can perform advanced medical interventions and procedures. Intensive Care Paramedic training however extends beyond practical skill precision focusing on providing an advanced level of education and clinical reasoning. The goal is to provide graduates with a greater capacity to make autonomous complex clinical decisions and provide clinical leadership in the out of hospital environment.

Intensive Care Paramedic Specialisation

This specialisation is designed to provide paramedics with the necessary education and training for the specialist intensive care paramedic role as well as leadership, education and research positions. Students will initially undertake specialist intensive care paramedic education and training as well as education in advanced integrated healthcare practice before going on to completing specialty elective study. The Intensive Care stream will provide students with the necessary education and training to successfully complete an intensive care internship and provide the highest level of paramedic care for cardiac, respiratory, medical, trauma, paediatric and obstetric as well as environmental emergencies.

For more information about this course, please see the handbook.