Episodes
This week we have a chat to Nathan Burns, a paramedic who founded 'Backpacker Medics'. We discuss what it is like working as a paramedic in humanitarian aid and now in post-disaster recovery in developing countries. This was an incredible chat about the difference in pre-hospital care across different applications. Backpacker Medics DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/13/21
This week we have a chat to Austin Purdie, both nurse and paramedic. We have a chat about the dual degree, how he made his way into both professions and his tips and tricks for students studying! DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 09/06/21
This week we have a chat to Dr David Long about a model of prehospital care, 'community paramedicine'. David has worked as an extended care paramedic and explains a bit about this role. We have a chat about where the future of paramedicine may go... DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/30/21
This week we have a chat to Gabrielle Dolan about how to have a successful job interview using storytelling. Gabrielle is an expert in this and has coached various companies such as The Obama Foundation, NSW Health, Amazon etc.  Her FREE pdf of her book 'Storytelling for Job Interviews' is available here If you're interested in Gabrielle's Starter Kit for Storytelling click here DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. Please...
Published 08/23/21
This week we have a chat to Chris McIntyre, a registered psychologist and former police officer in QPS. We discuss mental health, PTSD, signs and symptoms and how to begin looking after your wellbeing. DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 08/16/21
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Published 08/09/21
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Published 08/02/21
This week we have a chat to Dr Sandy MacQuarrie (senior lecturer and researcher at Griffith University), Joel and Elise (Honour students) and Jasmin and Chloe (research assistants and second year Paramedicine students). We have a discussion about what they are researching and have found, how they got into research, the benefits of undertaking research and the importance of it.  We challenge you to be curious.  DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic...
Published 07/26/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'! This week we are having a chat to Dr Doug Presta and Dr Scott Devenish about the student exchange program that they provide via QUT and CWU. Whilst these are specific universities, we chat about student exchange in a general approach and the benefits for students who undertake these. DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Published 07/19/21
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Published 07/12/21
Jo has provided some interesting TED talks that you should listen to to improve your perspective and practice: Dr Wendy Chung: Autism: What we know (and what we don't know yet) Steve Silberman: The forgotten history of Autism Rosie King: How Autism freed me to be myself See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/05/21
This week we chat to Theo, a qualified paramedic in Tasmania, owner of MyMedEquip and creator of Student Paramedics on Instagram and Facebook.  We chat about Theo's experience of being a graduate paramedic and newly qualified paramedic. MyMedEquip See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/28/21
Welcome to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'. This week we have a chat to Geoff Murphy from 'Master Your Medics' about his role as a flight paramedic in Canada and thinking about the long-term when it comes to pharmacology in the prehospital environment.  Click here for Master Your Medics DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/21/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'. This week we have a chat to Colin and Alan about how to apply for a paramedic position in America with the new visas for Australians and their learning packages to expedite and bridge the scope of practice gap. This is a must listen for all students and final year students and graduates can begin applying through this link. DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their...
Published 06/14/21
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Published 06/07/21
This week we have a chat to Matt Shepherd, a MICA flight paramedic and Britt Shaw, a NSW paramedic from season 1, episode 1. The topic this week is CPR induced consciousness. Matt has researched this topic and Britt has experienced this phenomenon first hand.  DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/31/21
This week we chat to Amy Gomes (CCP), Sergio Gomes (CCP), Alan Mountford (A/Director), Gary Berkowitz (HARU CCP) and Colin Allen (SOS) about student and paramedic attitude. This amazing team are running a Student Paramedic Conference on July 8th 2021.  Click here to get your Student Conference ticket! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/24/21
WELCOME BACK TO SEASON 2!  Today is an incredible episode, where Jess and Darren share their experience of the same story.  Jess is an Ambulance Victoria Paramedic who found herself requiring emergency care. Darren was one of the MICA crew who ended up looking after Jess. Strap yourself in for an incredible episode where Darren and Jess talk about their experience with one another for the first time since that day.  DISCLAIMER: all of the opinions of each of the individuals on 'The Student...
Published 05/17/21
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Published 04/12/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'. This week we are chatting to Megan, Matt and Carleine who are current paramedic students who also happen to be mature age students. Matt, a first year student, asks Megan and Carleine who are in their final couple of years about their experiences.  We hope you enjoy.  DISCLAIMER: The opinions of each of the individuals on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 04/05/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'. This week we chat to Ben Meadley, a MICA flight paramedic in Victoria. He is currently undertaking his PhD on the cardiometabolic effects of paramedics. We have a chat about his research, how students and graduates can get into research and the importance of it on progressing the paramedic profession. DISCLAIMER: all of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See...
Published 03/29/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'. Today we chat to Dr. Andrew Tagg, a paediatric and adult emergency consultant in Victoria about the approach to the paediatric patient. We discuss both the emotional challenges and clinical approaches to the paediatric patient in the pre-hospital environment. Andrew is the co-founder of 'Don't Forget the Bubbles', which provides incredible learning resources regarding paediatric care. Website: Don't Forget the...
Published 03/22/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'. Today we chat to Aaron from the Free Radicals Paramedic Podcast to chat about study tips. In particular, figuring out what type of learner you are, how to create your notes, how to retain information, how to make the most out of your study and how to use your time efficiently. DISCLAIMER: all of the opinions of each individual on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy...
Published 03/15/21
Welcome back to another episode of 'The Student Paramedic Podcast'.  This week we chat to Jo Stephens about working as a rural paramedic, as a lecturer and so much more!  Hope you enjoy this episode! DISCLAIMER: All of the opinions of each of the individuals on 'The Student Paramedic Podcast' are their own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 03/08/21
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Published 03/01/21