During the Welcome to Conference at #EMSA18 an unexpected 'Major Incident' (simulation) unfolded. Feel free to use this content as an educational resource. Thank you to all the volunteers who made this possible. You can watch the presentation here ow.ly/iFgO30loqKO...
Steve Whitfield, speaking on Paramedicine OUTSIDE the truck. Where modern day paramedicine can take you when you step outside the truck! From the mighty Himalayas to the Sinai Desert, earthquakes, helicopters and camels, the opportunities for modern paramedics is endless when they see past the truck, in an ever-increasing industry.
The Wild Medic Project Earth Trails Planet Medic
Steve is an experienced paramedic, humanitarian medical team leader and expedition medicine facilitator whose humble beginnings started as a soldier in the Australian Army where he deployed to East Timor (03), Iraq (05) and Timor Leste (06). Steve gained significant experience working in humanitarian operations and expeditions in Nepal, Mongolia, Sinai, Botswana, Vanuatu and the Arctic. In 2015 Steve cofounded The Wild Medic Project in response to the devastation that occurred in the Himalayan foothills as a way of bringing primary health care access to communities with limited access. Steve is now a clinical educator, lecturer and clinical advisor to a number of emergency prehospital organisations, and recently assisted in the implementation of the first flight paramedic program in Fijis only dedicated air ambulance where he currently serves as the paramedical flight director.
Flinders University, Adelaide 28th - 29th September Sturt Road, Bedford Park, SA, 5042 ...
The Student Paramedics Australasia International Conference (SPAIC2018) Poster Competition is back in 2018!
We are calling on all students to create and submit their posters featuring an original Research Paper, Literature Review or Reflective Essay that you have conducted on any relevant pre-hospital topic.
Poster Submissions have to be made to the link below no later than 1800hrs on Monday, September 24th.
Get the cheapest #SPAIC2018 tickets now? Don't say we didn't tell you...FERNO SIM CHALLENGE
For those university teams out there who are ready to go head-to-head to be crowned champions of the 2018 #FERNOSIM Challenge, Ferno Australia and Team Australia EMS will be putting you to the test on the night of the 28th of September.
Applications close 6th of August (unless available spots are filled). We will introduce you all to the teams on social media very soon. Keep in touch with @spabird (Twitter), @studentparamedicsaustralasia (Instagram) and www.fb.com/StudentPA for more information! ...