AHPRA implementation: Regulation of paramedics under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme
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AHPRA implementation: Regulation of paramedics under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme

PA President, Peter Hartley and PA’s National Registration Working Group are pleased to inform members that AHPRA (the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency) has launched a new webpage – Regulation of Paramedics Under the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme. The webpage includes information about the scheme and the regulation of paramedics, and sets out the implementation...

PA Fellow Alan Eade appointed Chief Paramedic Officer of Safer Care Victoria
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PA Fellow Alan Eade appointed Chief Paramedic Officer of Safer Care Victoria

Paramedics Australasia is proud to acknowledge the appointment of Fellow and Life Member, Alan Eade ASM, to the position of Chief Paramedic Officer with Safer Care Victoria. Alan will provide clinical leadership and advice on issues relating to paramedicine, and patient safety and quality improvement to the CEO, Safer Care Victoria; the Minister for Health and...

Registrations now open for Survive and Thrive 2
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Registrations now open for Survive and Thrive 2

Survive and Thrive 2 – the Paramedic Resilience Symposium, will be held on Friday 23 June 2017 at Victoria University, Melbourne. Presented by Paramedics Australasia, the Australian & New Zealand College of Paramedicine and the Council of Ambulance Authorities, this important event follows the resounding success and interest generated in the first Survive and Thrive Symposium held in 2016. Topics...

Call for abstracts
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Call for abstracts

The PAIC 2017 Scientific Program Committee are calling on interested researchers, academics, paramedics, students and industry partners to submit abstracts for inclusion in the 2017 conference program.  Submissions may be in the form of: original research, literature reviews (narrative and systematic), opinions pieces, commentaries, perspectives. The program is being specifically designed to include multiple opportunities for submitted papers, with approximately 40...

Autumn Issue of Response magazine out now
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Autumn Issue of Response magazine out now

Our feature story in this issue is the Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. Dr Mal Boyle, the AJP’s editor, answers some key questions about the AJP’s purpose and future, and we look into its beginnings over four decades ago. We also feature Response Q&A with Helen Eyles, a paramedic with Queensland Ambulance and recipient of two Australia Day medals;...

PAIC 2017 Registration Now Open!
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PAIC 2017 Registration Now Open!

Registration is now open for the Paramedics Australasia International Conference 2017, which will be held at Crown Conference Centre Melbourne 23–25 November. This year’s conference theme is ‘Professionalism in Practice‘, selected in order to place our professionalism at the forefront of contemporary debate and discussion. Full registration includes: Conference materials Access to all sessions over...

TGA Recalls EpiPen Adrenaline Auto-injector
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TGA Recalls EpiPen Adrenaline Auto-injector

The TGA has recalled four batches of EpiPen 300 microgram adrenaline injection syringe auto-injectors as they may contain a defective part that could result in the auto-injector failing to activate or a need to apply more force than normal to activate. For more information, including affected batch numbers, visit http://www.tga.gov.au/alert/epipen-300-microgram-adrenaline-injection-syringe-auto-injector

Paramedic Education Symposium
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Paramedic Education Symposium

Calling all paramedic educators The inaugural Paramedic Education Symposium will be held on 13 July 2017 at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The symposium will provide an opportunity for paramedic educators to share best practices and discuss paramedic education and research. Paramedic Educators Symposium      

COAG Health Council Draft Amendment Bill
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COAG Health Council Draft Amendment Bill

The following documents are now available. Members are encouraged to read the documents and provide input to the PA National Registration Working Group: Summary of the draft Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Amendment Law 2017. Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Amendment Law 2017 Frequently asked questions. Summary of HPRNL Amendment Law_FINAL FAQs – HPRNL Amendment Law – 2...