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Is communication more important than decision making?

Could improvements in paramedic empathy increase patient compliance and decrease clinical error rates as identified in other healthcare settings?  Episode #7 of our paramedicine podcast is now available.

Primary and Allied Health Care 18 November, 2020

Competency and being prepared

Episode #6 of our paramedicine podcast is now available. Hear from Dr Talal AlShammari about the efficacy of a core competency framework that aims to align the educational approaches

Primary and Allied Health Care 11 November, 2020

Recognise, interpret and predict - role of situational awareness in paramedicine

Episode #5 of our paramedicine podcast is now available. We welcome Justin Hunter, a paramedic and flight paramedic in the USA, who has been researching situational awareness as a component of crew resource management.

Primary and Allied Health Care 3 November, 2020

Not for me, but PHAWRU

Episode #4 of our paramedicine podcast is now available. We chat to Ben Meadly about his co-authored research, “The health and well being of paramedics - a professional priority”.

Primary and Allied Health Care 28 October, 2020

The Missing Link? Electronic clinical handovers and patient outcomes

Episode #3 of our new paramedicine podcast is now available. Listen to Belinda Delardes discuss her co-authored article that highlights how handover between clinicians is a high-risk event for communication errors.

Primary and Allied Health Care 22 October, 2020

Monash University report identifies occupations with greater risk of suicide

A Monash University study has found that a significant number of workers are at increased risk of suicide due to their occupation.

Primary and Allied Health Care 19 October, 2020

Have, and help, a heart: Saving lives through CPR and defibrillator education

Monash University’s Brian Haskins has more than 25 years on the tools as a paramedic, from ambulances into streets and homes, and also as a teacher. He knows a lot about cardiac arrests, and one thing he knows more than anything is that if

Primary and Allied Health Care 16 October, 2020

Should the colour of your skin matter?

Episode #2 of our paramedicine podcast is now available. Listen to Associate Professor Bill Lord discuss an article he co-authored titled “Influence of patient race on administration of analgesia by student paramedics”.

Primary and Allied Health Care 14 October, 2020

Mobile Stroke Units

Episode #1 of our new paramedicine podcast is now available. Listen to A/Professor Mick Stephenson discuss his co-authored paper examining Mobile Stroke Units in Melbourne, Australia.

Primary and Allied Health Care 6 October, 2020