Paramedic Practitioner Courses

ACPP Accredited Programs: Seamless Followship and College Recognition as a Paramedic Practitioner.

The Accreditation of Paramedic Practitioner Programs:  The Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners has evolved a robust and independent accreditation processes of educational providers to ensure that the education and training received by paramedics will allow them to progress to the practice level of a Paramedic Practitioner,

The Accreditation of Paramedic Practitioner Programs are structured into eight key standards.  These standards are based on the Paramedic Practitioner Practice Framework and collectively require that a program has the appropriate governance, curricula planning and review processes, and resources to maintain these standards.

Standard 1: Education and Provider's Governance

Standard 2: The Paramedic Practitioner and Advanced Clinical Practice Curriculum Framework

Standard 3: Development and Outcome of the Program

Standard 4: Content, Teaching and Learning Within of the Program

Standard 5: Approach to Candidate Assessment

Standard 6: Candidates Monitoring and Evaluation

Standard 7: Resources and the learning Environment

Graduates of educational programs which meet this accreditation process will be able to be seamlessly (Pathway 1) admitted as a Fellow of the Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners (FACPP) without taking additional examination and/or assessment

Click Here to view the Accreditation Guide

Click Here to view the Paramedic Practitioner Framework

ACPP Non-Accredited Paramedic Practitioner Programmes Pathway Programme

ACPP non-accredited University programmes are courses where Universities have choosen not to undertake accreditation through the College and it is unknown if their courses meet the standards described in the Accreditation of Paramedic Practitioner Programs Guide or the Paramedic Practitioner Framework.  Graduates from these programmes are encouraged to join the College as a Fellow and become College recoginised as a Paramedic Practitioner.  To gain Fellowship of the College, graduates will apply via Pathway 2 or Pathway 3;   

  • Pathway 2: University Graduate program or equivalent which is not accredited by ACPP, however is substantially equivalent to that of an ACPP accredited program.(eg: Medicine, Physician Associate/Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Clinical Practice etc.)
  • Pathway 3: University post-graduate Paramedic Practitioner program or equivalent which is not accredited by ACPP, but has similarities to an accredited Primary Care Paramedic Program and the applicant has completed additional Units of a Fellowship which upgrades their studies to that of an accredited ACPP program.

Applicants for Fellowship will have to demonstrate how the programme they have completed aligns to the Accrediation of Paramedic Pracitioner Guide and the Paramedic Practice Framework.  Programmes may articulate or In some cases applicants may have to undertake additional Units of study to meet the Fellowship requirements.  For futher information please contact the College.  Click Here

Level of Programmes From 2019;

From the 31st December 2019, to gain recognision from the ACPP as a Fellow and Paramedic Practitioner, applicant must have graduated from a Master and/or Doctor programmes in Paramedic Practitioners, Clinical Practice or equivalent.

Lower levels of qualification will be accepted from applicants who completed their programmes before the 31st December 2019.

 


 

UNDERGOING ACPP ACCREDITATION

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY

Master and Doctor of Advanced Clinical Practice

(Paramedicine Practitioner)

Paramedic Practitioner Program, conducted by Deakin Medicine and taught by Specialist Doctors and a range of health professionals found in medicine. 

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Master Program Information (Deakin Website)

Doctor Program Information (Deakin Website)

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Due to commence Tremester 1, 2021

ACPP ACCREDITED

UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND

Master of Physician Assistant Studies

(This Program is no longer Offered by UQ)

ACPP ACCREDITED

JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Health Science (Physician Assistant)

Seamless Route to Fellow of Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners will only be offered to people graduating before 31 December 2019. 

Note: People enroling into programmes From 1 January 2020: ACPP will only accept Fellows from approved Master, Extended Doctor or Doctorate Programs.

(This program is no longer offerred by JCU)

 

APPLIED FOR ACPP ACCREDITATION

JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY

Master of Clinical Practice*

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*Presently Undergoing University Accreditation

NOT ACCREDITED WITH ACPP

EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY

Master of Paramedic Practitioner (Extended Care Paramedic)

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Graduates from this programme will have to undertake Pathway 2 or 3 to gain recognition as an Associate Fellow of Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners

 

NOT ACCREDITED WITH ACPP

UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL QUEENSLAND

Master of Paramedic Science (Practitioner Practitioner)

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Graduates from this programme will have to undertake Pathway 2 or 3 to gain recognition as an Associate Fellow of Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners

NOT ACCREDITED WITH ACPP

Charles Sturt University

Master of Paramedicine (With Specialisation)

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Graduates from this programme will have to undertake Pathway 2 or 3 to gain recognition as an Associate Fellow of Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners

NOT ACCREDITED WITH ACPP

University of Tasmania

Master of Advanced Paramedic Practice (Specialisation)

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Graduates from this programme will have to undertake Pathway 2 or 3 to gain recognition as an Associate Fellow of Australasian College of Paramedic Practitioners