Course details

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

Who is it for?

This Melbourne MicroCert is designed for health professionals and those in government or management roles seeking the knowledge and confidence to evaluate organisational disaster management plans and more effectively prepare for disaster events.

This includes critical care clinicians, critical care allied health practitioners, first responders (e.g. paramedics), government agency employees, health service administrators, and managers of large organisations.

Relevance to your job and industry

This Melbourne MicroCert is led by expert practitioners in disaster management. Content has been developed in collaboration with industry experts from organisations including Ambulance Victoria and Australian Red Cross Emergency Services.

Whether you're a health professional or from another sector, the course is designed to expand your understanding of disaster management principles in a practical and industry-aligned way. Assessment tasks are designed to relate to your own professional context and you'll gain practical skills that can be immediately applied.

Skills and learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you'll be more equipped to evaluate disaster management preparedness and organisational responses. You'll be able to:

Recognise and apply disaster management principles of prevention, preparedness, response, recovery considering the different disaster health systems

Analyse the principles that are applied to prevent, manage, contain and diffuse the impact of disasters and apply these to different organisational settings.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
990 for the entire course Expected Jul 2023 4 weeks
Self study / online (without attendance)
The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
Australia

Entry criteria

To enrol in this course, you require at least three years of relevant work experience (in health management, medicine, paramedicine, nursing, allied health, policy development or senior management), as well as the written and analytical skills appropriate for postgraduate study.

Address

The University of Melbourne
Parkville Campus
Grattan Street
Melbourne Victoria 3010
Australia
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