Matthew Shepherd

MICA Flight Paramedic

Air Ambulance Victoria

Teaching Associate

BSC Nursing, GradDip  Emergency Nursing, B Paramedicine, GradDip MICA, GradCert Aero Medical  Retrieval.

Matt began his career  working as a Registered Nurse, completing a Graduate Diploma in Emergency  Nursing at Monash before moving his career to Ambulance in 1999.

Since that time Matt  has had a steady progression through many positions within Ambulance Victoria  (AV).  In 2003 Matt completed his  Graduate Diploma in Intensive Care and began working as a MICA Paramedic for  AV.  Since then, Matt has worked as a  Clinical Instructor, Clinical Support Officer and in 2009 completed his  Graduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval before commencing work at Air  Ambulance Victoria (AAV) as an Intensive Care Flight Paramedic.

Matt shares his time  between AAV and Monash University where he teaches to both undergraduate and postgraduate  students and is a Unit coordinator for a subject within the Aero Medical  Course.More recently Matt has developed an interest in research and has been  co-author on a several peer-reviewed papers.