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The rural and regional ambulance paramedic : moving beyond emergency response - report to the Council of Ambulance Authorities Inc. March 2006

O'Meara, Peter, Walker, Judi, Stirling, Christine, Pedler, Daryl, Tourle, Vianne, Davis, Kristina, Jennings, Paul, Mulholland, Peter and Wray, Denis 2006, The rural and regional ambulance paramedic : moving beyond emergency response - report to the Council of Ambulance Authorities Inc. March 2006, Charles Sturt University, School of Public Health, Bathurst, N. S. W..

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Title The rural and regional ambulance paramedic : moving beyond emergency response - report to the Council of Ambulance Authorities Inc. March 2006
Author(s) O'Meara, Peter
Walker, Judi
Stirling, Christine
Pedler, Daryl
Tourle, Vianne
Davis, Kristina
Jennings, Paul
Mulholland, Peter
Wray, Denis
Publication date 2006
Total pages 74 p.
Publisher Charles Sturt University, School of Public Health
Place of Publication Bathurst, N. S. W.
Keyword(s) emergency medical services
rural health services
Summary Serious long-term recruitment and retention problems amongst rural health workers in Australiacontribute to inequitable health service access for rural Australians. In response, new healthcaremodels with flexible workforce roles are emerging including expanded-scope paramedic roles.

This research project was born from the view that expanding ambulance paramedics’ scope ofpractice offers the potential to improve patient care and the general health of the community.New healthcare models with flexible workforce roles are clearly needed in rural Australia andexpanded-scope paramedic roles are valuable innovations.
ISBN 1864671807
Language eng
Field of Research 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category A6.1 Research report/technical paper
Copyright notice ©2006, Charles Sturt University, School of Public Health
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30048588

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