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ECCPD159 Mental Health for Paramedics

ECCPD159 Mental Health for Paramedics

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This CPD course is tailored for paramedics and emergency medical technicians, focusing on mental health awareness, assessment, and intervention strategies in pre-hospital settings. It covers recognizing signs of mental illness, providing immediate psychological first aid, and navigating the challenges of mental health emergencies. Participants will gain skills in empathetic communication, crisis intervention, and connecting patients with appropriate mental health resources, enhancing their ability to support individuals in distress effectively.

Course Fees

Full Course Fee:



  • All learning material for this unit is provided via our online learning portal and all equipment is provided for the practical assessments.
  • A learner undertaking this course will require a specific skill level in Language, Literacy and Numeracy.

    The course has been assessed as requiring the following Australian Core Skills Framework levels:

    • Learning – Level 2
    • Reading – Level 2
    • Writing – Level 2
    • Oral Communication – Level 1
    • Numeracy – Level 1