Have you started your PA CPD Portfolio yet?
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Have you started your PA CPD Portfolio yet?

All registered paramedics in Australia must undertake a minimum of 30 hours of CPD annually, which includes eight hours of interactive CPD activities. The annual CPD period runs from 1 December to 30 November and registered paramedics are responsible for maintaining and completing the CPD requirements necessary to maintain registration status. Check out more about...

Need to know more about the CPD Standard?
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Need to know more about the CPD Standard?

Paramedics Australasia has invested significant resources into the development of a custom-built personal CPD portfolio for its members, integrated within our eLearning platform. This member-only portfolio service is free to members as part of their membership subscription and has been created to specifically meet the AHPRA CPD Registration Standard, and adheres to all approved guidelines....

Only four weeks to go to regulation!
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Only four weeks to go to regulation!

Have you registered with AHPRA yet? There is only four weeks to go before paramedicine becomes a regulated profession on 1 December 2018. Register now to ensure you can keep working as a paramedic. Visit the AHPRA website and apply now!

Regulation starts 1 December!
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Regulation starts 1 December!

From 1 December 2018 paramedicine becomes a nationally regulated profession. The title ‘paramedic’ will become protected by law. This means that only people who are registered with the Paramedicine Board of Australia (the National Board) will be able to lawfully call themselves a paramedic. All Australian paramedics must be registered with the National Board when regulation...

Have you applied for registration?
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Have you applied for registration?

Over 5000 paramedics have started their application for #paramedic #registration. Have you started your application? Anyone who works as or will use the title ‘paramedic’ (including people in non-clinical roles) must register with the Paramedicine Board of Australia. Students, medics, volunteer ambulance officers and EMTs do not need to apply for registration but registration is...

PBA registration forums: Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
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PBA registration forums: Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth

Join the Paramedicine Board of Australia stakeholder forums in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth The PBA is running forums for paramedics and other stakeholders to find out more about the national regulation of paramedicine and what it means for you. A Melbourne forum was held in July (the recording is published on the Board website),...

Calling all NZ paramedics!
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Calling all NZ paramedics!

NEW ZEALAND: Paramedicine in New Zealand could soon be recognised as a registered profession, along with the title ‘paramedic’ being protected. We’re calling on all New Zealand ambulance staff to complete an online survey about your views on paramedic registration recommendations.The survey is to be completed in conjunction with our paramedics registration model Check out...

Do you need professional insurance?
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Do you need professional insurance?

The new national registration standards for paramedics have now been released in readiness for the national registration of all paramedics. So what professional indemnity and public liability insurance do you need? As a PA member you can receive a 23% discount on your insurance premiums with Guild Insurance.

New national registration standards for paramedics take effect today
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New national registration standards for paramedics take effect today

The new national registration standards for paramedics take effect today, Thursday 17 May, in readiness for the national registration of all paramedics. All paramedics across Australia are urged to visit the Paramedicine Board of Australia website and read the registration standards, as they will apply to all paramedics, regardless of where they work. Please take...