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Tactical Medicine 

CQUniversity Australia

Graduate Certificate Online
6 months
Duration
15240 AUD/year
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About

The Tactical Medicine program from CQUniversity Australia is an innovative and unique postgraduate course that will be of interest to first responders including paramedics, nurses, police and medics who deal with acute trauma situations where advanced life support is required in dynamic and high threat environments. 

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Overview

This Tactical Medicine program from CQUniversity Australia will be of interest to you if you are involved with mass casualty and terrorist attack response plans and services.

Mass casualty and terrorist attacks are on the increase in the current geopolitical climate as Australia grows its presence on the world stage. As a result, first responders have to be ready to manage and react to emergencies in very high-risk environments where their personal safety may be compromised. In this unique contemporary course, you will learn to plan and implement strategies and develop a range of clinical, critical-thinking, communications and leadership skills essential for the successful management of acute trauma. Highly relevant to members of the Australian Defence Force, police and ambulance services as well as all those involved at the advanced life support of victims of mass casualty and terrorist attacks, this course will equip you with the skills to quickly react and respond to these events.

Career

The Graduate Certificate in Tactical Medicine is a professional development course aimed at training professionals to respond and manage trauma in high-risk environments where their personal safety may still be under threat. It will also allow those with relevant qualifications or experience to enter the fast-growing field of tactical medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Direct Threat Care
  • Medical Science Research Project 
  • Indirect Threat Care
  • Prolonged Field Care and Casualty Evacuation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
75
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must demonstrate one of the following:

  • A completed Bachelor of Paramedic Science, or equivalent, with 1 year clinical operational experience at a minimum level of Advanced Care Paramedic; or
  • A completed Bachelor of Nursing, or equivalent, with 1 year relevant clinical experience as a Registered Nurse; or
  • A completed Diploma in Paramedic Science plus 1 year of unsupervised clinical operational experience; or
  • Current or past employment as an ADF Combat Medic or Police Medic; or
  • Current employment in a relevant field as well as evidence of a completed short course in Tactical Medicine.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15240 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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