Condolences – Queensland paramedic tragedy
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Condolences – Queensland paramedic tragedy

President Peter Jurkovsky, on behalf of the Board of Directors, members and staff of Paramedics Australasia, offers sincere condolences to the family of a young paramedic who tragically died near Mackay yesterday morning, whilst responding to a Code-1 emergency. The close and caring Queensland Ambulance Service family and their paramedic colleagues around Australia are devastated...

PAIC 2018 preliminary program out now!
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PAIC 2018 preliminary program out now!

The PAIC 2018 preliminary program has just been released. Click here to find out what’s on offer at the premier paramedic conference of the year! Haven’t registered yet? There’s still time to take advantage of our Early Bird offer. Click here for full details.  

Joe Acker announced as speaker at PAIC 2018
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Joe Acker announced as speaker at PAIC 2018

PA past vice-president, Joe Acker, has been announced as an invited speaker at PAIC 2018. Joe is a paramedic and Director of Clinical and Professional Practice for the British Columbia Ambulance Service in Canada and holds an Adjunct Professor appointment with the University of British Columbia and Adjunct Senior Lecturer appointment at Charles Sturt University....

Paramedicine Board of Australia Chair A/Prof Stephen Gough announced as keynote speaker at PAIC
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Paramedicine Board of Australia Chair A/Prof Stephen Gough announced as keynote speaker at PAIC

Associate Professor Stephen Gough has been announced as keynote speaker at PAIC 2018. Stephen is Chair of the Paramedicine Board of Australia, a career paramedic and senior executive who has worked in the ambulance and health sectors for almost four decades. He has worked in a number of ambulance services in Australia, holding senior positions in line operations, education, staff development,...

PAIC 2018 – call for abstracts closes 27 May
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PAIC 2018 – call for abstracts closes 27 May

Thinking of submitting an abstract to PAIC 2018? Submissions must be completed by Sunday 27 May. Authors will be notified of the outcome of their abstract(s) on Sunday 15 July. All presenting authors must be registered as full delegates by Wednesday 1 August to be included in the final program. For full details and to submit an...

Have you registered for Survive and Thrive 3?
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Have you registered for Survive and Thrive 3?

The third annual Survive and Thrive Paramedic Resilience Symposium will be held 4 May at Sunshine Coast University Hospital in Queensland. The draft program is now available and includes: • Sir Angus Houston – Air Chief Marshall • Russel Bowles – Queensland Ambulance Service Commissioner • Lisa Holmes – Chair, Mental Health and Wellbeing Special Interest...

KJ McPherson Foundation Research Grant applications now open
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KJ McPherson Foundation Research Grant applications now open

The KJ McPherson Education and Research Foundation is now accepting grant applications in the following categories: Patron’s Research Grant – $15,000 (four variations available to nominees) Dr Peter Stephenson Overseas Study Grant – $5,500 Paramedics Australasia Professional Development Grant* – $2,000 Paramedics Australasia Student Scientific Grants* – $2,000 Queensland Ambulance Service Research and Development Grant – $3,000 Queensland Ambulance Service...

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