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Work on the road less travelled

Working in healthcare in remote and extreme environments is a great challenge, even for the most seasoned professional. You need to have the right knowledge and skills underpinning your actions. That’s why we offer the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments.

Study Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments

This course is ideally suited to doctors, nurses and paramedics of diverse backgrounds looking to expand their skills and knowledge to include the ability to provide healthcare in remote and extreme environments. You’ll learn the skills necessary to plan, organise and deliver healthcare in these environments while having the opportunity to complete the course flexibly, online and part-time. We also offer the opportunity to enhance learning outcomes by undertaking units with residential and practical components while you study.

What you will learn

Semester 1:
CAM619 Medicine in Extreme Environments (Core)

Semester 2:
CAM503 Operational Aspects of Healthcare in Remote and Extreme Environments (Core)

Then choose two from the following:
KHB701 Human Behaviour in Extreme Environments
CAA500 Advanced Diagnostic Reasoning and Clinical Decision Making in Paramedicine
CAM631 Expedition Medicine
CAM632 Humans in Space

Detailed information on course content:

I needed a program that provided a wide variety of study areas, from medical evacuation theory to creating emergency plans for remote sites, to understanding the unique needs of workers in remote areas. Being able to study while sitting on the aft deck of a coast guard icebreaker at 70.7368° N, 117.7704° W in the Canadian Arctic was definitely a highlight.

- Laura Schreiber, Current student

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