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PANZ Scholarships for PAIC and SPA Conferences 2015

PANZ is delighted to announce FIVE conference scholarships for members this year. The criteria for selection are outlined for each of the two scholarship categories below. Applicants are asked to apply by submitting their conference abstract, in addition to a short paragraph of no more than 300 words explaining what benefit they will receive for […]

PA discusses Paramedic Registration with NSW Health Minister

PA President Dr Peter Hartley, PA NSW Chapter Chair Joe Acker and Executive Officer Robyn Smith met with the NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner, Dr Mary Foley the Director General of Health for NSW and their colleagues in Sydney yesterday, 25 May. President Peter Hartley thanked the Minister for her long term demonstrated support of […]

Research investigating Resuscitation Education

A research project looking a Resuscitation Education is currently being undertaken through Edith Cowan University in WA.  The aim is to gather information on the transferability of BLS/ILS/ALS education to the clinical environment. This anonymous survey is for first responders, nurses, paramedics, medical practitioners, educators and allied health professionals who have completed a Basic Life […]

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Research investigating burnout in Australian Paramedics

The University of Western Sydney is conducting new research looking at burnout in Australian Paramedics. This study aims to determine prevalence of burnout among Australian paramedics. Burnout, the physical and psychological fatigue associated with work, is linked to workforce departure, exhaustion, poor patient care and decreased employee well being; internationally paramedics have been shown to […]