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The role of the law in the professionalisation of paramedicine in Australia

Townsend, Ruth


The paramedic discipline has developed over time from its humble beginnings as stretcher bearers and ‘drivers’ to now carrying out high-risk, highly skilled, life-saving interventions. Paramedics in Australia have not traditionally been regulated in the same way as other comparable health practitioners, despite performing similar tasks and playing a unique and essential role in healthcare delivery however they have undertaken a concerted campaign over the past...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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