Monash to deliver new paramedicine degree for Singapore Civil Defence Force
Monash is set to deliver a new distance-learning Bachelor’s degree in Paramedicine program for Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedics, with the first course beginning in March 2023.
Monash student’s ‘life-changing’ experience in the surge workforce
Final year Monash University paramedicine student Fiona Morris is gaining invaluable and life-changing experiences as a volunteer for Victoria’s surge workforce.
Community paramedic trial for regional Victoria
The Department of Paramedicine will trial a program in two regional Victorian towns in which paramedics will be trained to perform primary health care functions, including vaccinations, chronic health management and palliative care.
Congratulations to our 2021 Faculty 3MT Winners!
Held in June 2021, students were required to present their entire PhD thesis to a general audience in just 3 minutes! Judging focused on the presentation, ability to communicate research to a non-specialist audience, and 3MT PowerPoint slide.
Trial of hand-held ultrasound in intensive care ambulances could save lives
A trial is underway in Victoria to see if hand-held ultrasound devices can help intensive care paramedics on the road to save lives.
The importance of AEDs at GP clinics
A Monash University study has found that a person having a cardiac arrest in a GP clinic are less likely to survive than those attended by paramedics in a non-clinical setting – but for those who do suffer a cardiac arrest in a GP clinic,
Monash study of cardiac arrests at schools and universities highlights the importance of available and findable public access defibrillators
A Monash University study of cardiac arrests on university campuses and primary and secondary schools has highlighted the need for more publicly available and – importantly – findable – defibrillators.
Alumna, Aira Abarra’s inspiring address to our Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences 2020 Graduates
Aira Abarra celebrates someone's birthday every working day! She is a registered nurse and registered midwife at Monash Medical Centre.