Ben Meadley

B.AppSci (Human Movement)
Dip.ParamediSci (Prehospital Care)
GradDip Intensive Care Paramed
GradDip EmergHlth (MICA)
GradCert EmergHlth (Aeromed Retrieval)

Lecturer and Unit Coordinator
Monash University Department of Community Emergency Health and Paramedic Practice


Ben has been a Teaching Associate with DCEHPP since 2003 and is currently a Teaching Associate in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Ben has extensive experience in prehospital critical care, and is an operational Intensive Care Flight Paramedic (MICA) with Air Ambulance Victoria. Ben has a keen interest in prehospital critical care, advanced clinical assessment, prehospital critical care interventions and developing clinical judgement in critical care practitioners.

Ben has been heavily involved with the development and implementation of contemporary clinical practice guidelines both locally and internationally, with a focus on the areas of paramedic-led HEMS and road-based prehospital critical care.

Ben is a PhD candidaaet at DCEHPP, and his project is investigating the physiological and nutritional factors associated with paramedic wellbeing, as well as spedcialist paramedic task performance.


Respiratory physiology, prehospital critical care, aeromedical rescure and retrieval.

Research Interests

Clinicla aspects of search and rescue in aeromedical operations, physiological requirements for search and rescue, paramedic wellbeing, paramedic-led critical care, prehospital anaesthesia, prehospital paediatric critical care, trauma systems.

Journal articles - Peer reviewed


Meadley B, Olaussen A, Delorenzo A, Roder N, Martin C, St Clair T, Burns A, Stam E, Williams B. Educational standards for training paramedics in ultrasound: a scoping review. BMC Emergency Medicine. 2017;17:(18)

Academic Conference Presentations

2017Conference SpeakerTitle - Paramedic-led eFAST in the prehospital settingTrauma 2017 - Melbourne, Australia
2017Conference SpeakerTitle - Prehospital eFAST in an Australian HEMS - the first 12 monthsPAIC 2017 - Melbourne, Australia
2017Poster presentationTitle - Educational standards for training paramedics in ultrasound: a scoping reviewPAIC 2017 - Melbourne, Australia