Emergency Medicine Course 2019
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Emergency Medicine Course 2019

Alfred Health  and Monash Emergency Medicine Research Course Semesters 1 & 2, 2019 This research course is a semester-long program run conjointly by Monash University and The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre. It is relevant to emergency, trauma and critical care physicians and is equivalent to two postgraduate units (12 credit points) for a Master of...

Notice of upcoming Victoria Chapter Annual Committee Meeting
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Notice of upcoming Victoria Chapter Annual Committee Meeting

The Annual Committee Meeting for the Paramedics Australasia Victoria Chapter is scheduled as follows: Date: Tuesday 27 November 2018 Time: 5.30pm Venue: AMREP Education Centre – Alfred Hospital (ground floor), Commercial Road, Melbourne. Agenda  Welcome and apologies Confirmation of Minutes of previous ACM held 18 January 2018 Chairperson’s report Treasurer’s report Please note that as...

Victoria Chapter – scholarships to SPAIC2018
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Victoria Chapter – scholarships to SPAIC2018

The Victoria Chapter is pleased to be offering a number of scholarships for student members to attend the SPA International Conference (SPAIC2018) in Adelaide over September 28 and 29. If you would like the opportunity to attend SPAIC2018 please fill out the application form and return it via email to vic.cpd@paramedics.org by COB Friday 17...

Victoria Chapter Scholarships to PAIC now open!
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Victoria Chapter Scholarships to PAIC now open!

The PA Victoria Chapter is pleased to offer six member scholarships and four student member scholarships to attend PAIC 2018 on the Gold Coast over September 20–22. The scholarships will cover full (early bird) registration as well as up to $150 for flights. Application forms for MEMBERS can be found here Application forms for STUDENT...

PA President Peter Jurkovsky interviewed on the wire
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PA President Peter Jurkovsky interviewed on the wire

Peter Jurkovsky has spoken on The Wire about the recent court decision that resulted in two women who assaulted paramedics escaping jail time, and the resulting assurances from the Victorian Government that anyone who attacks and injures an emergency worker will receive a custodial sentence. In the interview, Peter also discusses the importance of prevention...

Custodial sentences to be handed down to anyone attacking or injuring an emergency worker
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Custodial sentences to be handed down to anyone attacking or injuring an emergency worker

The Andrews Labor Government has given The Police Association Victoria and the Ambulance Employees Australia Victoria assurances that anyone who attacks and injures an emergency worker will receive a custodial sentence. Premier Daniel Andrews met yesterday with representatives from The Police Association Victoria and Ambulance Employees Australia Victoria, on behalf of the Emergency Services Federation,...

PA issues response to County Court decision
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PA issues response to County Court decision

Paramedics Australasia has issued the following media statement in response to appeals won by two women who assaulted paramedics in Victoria. Paramedics Australasia is the peak representative body for paramedics in Australasia. As a committed profession, we are deeply concerned to hear the news of today’s decision in the County Court of Victoria where two...

Paramedic registration evening – Victoria
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Paramedic registration evening – Victoria

The Victoria Chapter will be facilitating a paramedic registration information evening on 30 May at Victoria University, Footscray Campus. Speakers include: Paul Fisher – Executive Officer, Paramedicine Board of Australia Associate Professor Ian Patrick – Practitioner Member, Paramedicine Board of Australia Alan Eade – Chief Paramedic Officer (Victoria) Peter Jurkovsky – PA President and Chair,...

Victorian Trauma Grand Round 21 February
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Victorian Trauma Grand Round 21 February

The Victorian Trauma Grand Round is a collaborative initiative to provide a forum for health care professionals involved in acute trauma care in Victoria to explore and debate all aspects of trauma management. The next event – hosted by Ambulance Victoria – will be held on Wednesday 21 February at 6pm and will focus on...