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Free Mental Health First Aid Training for all Paramedical Students with International Paramedic College

Mental health First Aid free for paramedic students at International paramedic college

Providing mental health first aid training for free to our paramedical students at International Paramedic College is an important contribution to mental health of the future paramedics of Australia. Mental health first aid training equips these future first responders with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively respond to individuals experiencing mental health crises and to deal with their challenges better. We will enrol you free of charge into the nationally accredited unit CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations.

 

Here are some key benefits of offering mental health first aid training to paramedic students:

Improved Patient Care

Paramedics who receive mental health first aid training can better recognise and respond to the signs of mental health issues in their patients. This leads to improved patient care and outcomes, as they can provide appropriate support and connect individuals with the right resources.

Reduced Stigma

Training in mental health first aid helps reduce the stigma associated with mental health problems. Paramedics who understand mental health issues are more likely to approach patients with empathy and non-judgmental attitudes, creating a safer and more supportive environment for those in distress.

Frre Mental health First Aid for Paramedic students International paramedic collegeEnhanced Crisis Intervention

Mental health first aid training equips paramedic students with crisis intervention skills, enabling them to effectively de-escalate situations and provide immediate support to individuals in crisis until further mental health assistance is available.

Early Intervention

With mental health first aid training, paramedics can identify early warning signs of mental health problems and intervene promptly. Early intervention can prevent the escalation of mental health crises and improve long-term outcomes for patients.

Improved Communication

Training in mental health first aid also focuses on effective communication techniques, which can enhance interactions between paramedics and individuals experiencing mental health challenges. Clear and empathetic communication is crucial in building trust and rapport.

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Mental health first aid training not only benefits patients but also helps paramedics support their colleagues who may be dealing with the emotional toll of their work. It fosters a culture of support and understanding within the paramedic community.

Community Impact

As paramedics are often the first responders to emergencies, their mental health first aid skills can positively impact the broader community. Early and appropriate intervention in mental health crises can lead to better overall community mental health.

Continuity of Care

Mental health first aid training can facilitate smoother transitions and handovers of patients to mental health professionals once they reach medical facilities. This ensures continuity of care and a more holistic approach to the patient’s well-being.

Self-Care

Mental health first aid training also emphasises self-care for paramedic students, promoting awareness of their own mental well-being and strategies for managing stress and emotional challenges in their demanding profession.

Crisis management paramedic studentsBy providing mental health first aid training for free, International Paramedic College demonstrates its commitment to fostering compassionate and well-rounded paramedics. This initiative is likely to have a positive impact on the quality of care provided to individuals experiencing mental health issues and contribute to a more mentally healthy community.

Many medics from the military, army navy, air force and other sectors with skills and knowledge can apply for RPL of their current skills and gain a Diploma of Emergency Care

Paramedics in Australia hold various job titles and classifications, reflecting their levels of training, expertise, and responsibilities. From student paramedics embarking on their educational journey to ambulance officers providing essential emergency care, paramedics play a vital role in the healthcare system. Advanced Care Paramedics and Intensive Care Paramedics bring advanced skills and critical care expertise to deliver life-saving interventions.

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Paramedical EMT Medic & First Responder courses

Most of the units can be delivered 100% online. Short practical time frames in all metropolitan cities and some regional areas of Australia. Live webinars with real paramedics where you can Q&A what you need to learn. The practical components can be done via video or online meetings at set times. We can also deliver our scope of courses by face-to-face methods. We have a number of flexible mixed mode delivery options and pathways training. Our unique learning systems use industry reference textbooks. Australian textbooks like the Principals of paramedic practice and paramedic skills manual textbooks are used to support and focus your learning via industry standards. Our curriculum is unique, written by us, not some generic health content, it is focused on teaching you relevant and real paramedic skills.

We have a unique paramedical pathway educational program where you can journey through our medic and paramedical education units on your way to becoming a paramedic, so you pay no more, and it takes no extra time but gives you the advantage of low upfront costs and gets you qualifications such as the

Certificate II in Medical Service First Response

Certificate III in Basic Health Care

Certificate lll in Non-Emergency Patient Transport (NEPT)

Certificate IV in Health Care (Medic Ambulance EMT First Responder)

Diploma of Emergency Health Care (Paramedical pre-hospital care training)

You can work your way through the qualifications in our unique pathways approach which costs you no more money or time, saves you upfront costs and gives you qualifications along the way to the Diploma of Emergency Health Care and use that to gain entry to employment or for advanced standing or RPL for University study to the Bachelor’s Degree in Paramedic Practice. Each University in Australia has programs to recognise prior learning and studies.

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HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response

$650 Fixed Price RPL / RCC

We will book a zoom session with you to discuss your application and let you know if it is possible to get RPL with your current evidence and what evidence would be required in your case, prior to payment of any fees

If your evidence is insufficient for a grant of RPL you may complete gap training at a discounted price

You will be required to have a current first aid certificate (HLTAID011)

 

 

HLT31220 – Certificate III in Basic Health Care

$750 Fixed Price RPL / RCC

We will book a zoom session with you to discuss your application and let you know if it is possible to get RPL with your current evidence and what evidence would be required in your case, prior to payment of any fees

If your evidence is insufficient for a grant of RPL you may complete gap training at a discounted price 

You will be required to have a current first aid certificate (HLTAID011)

HLT31120 Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport

$850 Fixed Price RPL / RCC

We will book a zoom session with you to discuss your application and let you know if it is possible to get RPL with your current evidence and what evidence would be required in your case, prior to payment of any fees

If your evidence is insufficient for a grant of RPL you may complete gap training at a discounted price 

You will be required to have a current first aid certificate (HLTAID011)

HLT41120 Certificate IV in Health Care (First responder EMT Medic)

Ambulance EMT Medic Course

$1250 Fixed Price RPL / RCC

We will book a zoom session with you to discuss your application and let you know if it is possible to get RPL with your current evidence and what evidence would be required in your case, prior to payment of any fees

If your evidence is insufficient for a grant of RPL you may complete gap training at a discounted price 

 

HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care (Paramedical Training)

$1995 Fixed Price RPL / RCC

We will book a zoom session with you to discuss your application and let you know if it is possible to get RPL with your current evidence and what evidence would be required in your case, prior to payment of any fees

If your evidence is insufficient for a grant of RPL you may complete gap training at a discounted price 

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