Aeromedical Retrieval Courses - Charles Darwin University
Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval
The Graduate Certificate 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 doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics and other health professionals who wish to undertake postgraduate education in the area of aeromedical retrieval.
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.
This course will expand on your current or recent experience within the health service, and you will undertake education and assessments can be directly applied to your current or future professional practice and context.
On completion of the Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval, you may progress to the Master of Aeromedical Retrieval and apply for advanced standing for completed studies.
Master of Aeromedical Retrieval
The Master of Aeromedical Retrieval is an innovative course designed for healthcare professionals seeking to extend their knowledge of aeromedical retrieval, and develop foundational research skills.
Developed in partnership with The National Critical Care Trauma Response Centre, CareFlight (NT) and The Royal Flying Doctor Services (SA and Central Operations), this is a practical and industry-relevant course for nurses, midwives, physicians and other health professionals.
The Master of Aeromedical Retrieval will build on fundamental principles and your clinical practice, equipping you to provide safe clinical care in the air in national and international situations.
You will study mostly online and complete on-campus intensives. 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 care, including obstetrics.
An often-overlooked component of aeromedical retrieval is logistics. This course is an opportunity to critically reflect on both domestic and international logistics considerations.
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.
The course is external with one residential week hosted in Darwin for two of the core units - HEA581 Essential Skills in Adult and Obstetric Retrieval and HEA582 Essential Skills in Neonatal and Paediatric Retrieval.