On 16 February, the Tasmanian Chapter attended the UTAS Research Presentations day for the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice. Friday was the final day of the second year students undergraduate degree and PA Tasmania was proud to present the following awards:
- Paramedics Australasia Tasmanian Chapter Professional Excellence Award – presented to Mahalia (Mally) McConkey
- Paramedics Australasia Tasmanian Chapter SPA Dedication Award – presented to Esther Scott.
These students have demonstrated commitment and professionalism within Student Paramedics Australasia (SPA) and in upholding the professional image of paramedicine overall. Our congratulations to the award recipients and we wish them all the best in their chosen careers!
Our Tasmanian Chapter SPA Liaison, Laura Woods, has worked with UTAS students closely over the past year, supporting students both academically and professionally. The Chapter Committee would like to extend our appreciation to Laura for her dedication; we received thanks from a number of students on the day to pass along for her guidance throughout 2017 and it is clear how much of a positive impact Laura has made.