Prehospital Paediatric Care online short course

This course is designed to refresh your knowledge and practice in paediatric care within the prehospital setting. It is run by our paramedicine team in conjunction with the industry.

Who can do this course

This short course is primarily aimed at the prehospital emergency services including intensive care paramedics, paramedics and EMTs who have completed a BHSc in Paramedicine or those that have an Authority to Practice and want to remain current with their clinical practice.

Why is this course recommended for me

This course has been designed with working health professionals in mind. The pre-learning through the AUT online Blackboard platform is designed to be a self-paced programme that you can progress through at your own speed, place and time; there is no onsite classroom requirements.

How long is the course

The course should take approximately 16 hours of online learning; however, you will have 6 months to complete the online learning. You will need to enrol to gain access to the online learning.

Short course overview

There are online modules in the form of multi-media presentations covering:

  • General Considerations of Paediatric assessment
  • Paediatric Respiratory Issues
  • Paediatric Gastrointestinal Issues
  • Paediatric Resuscitation and Cardiology
  • Paediatric Haemodynamic Issues
  • Paediatric Neurology

Additional content in the form of articles, reviews, studies and multimedia videos are also provided to further enhance your learning and improve your practice.

Each online short course culminates in a compulsory formative MCQ quiz with a required end course pass mark of 80%.

Enrolment nformation

Dates: There are a few courses in 2021 as shown below.

Cost: $95

Contact Information

Department of Paramedicine
Phone: 09 921 9999 ext. 7811
Email: indrani.govindsamy@aut.ac.nz

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