When you think of becoming a paramedic and the potential scenarios you will come across most you don’t automatically jump to the possibility of delivering babies in Ambulances – but the reality is, it will likely happen.
In fact, South Australian Ambulance Service have said that their on-road clinicians and emergency call takers help deliver around 400 babies every year. This news clip shows that it can happen to anyone.
In addition to delivering babies in Ambulances, Paramedics will be challenged with new cases and patients every call out. Below are a few examples of medical emergencies which would require a Paramedic. (This list is courtesy of NSW Ambulance)
If working as a State Ambulance Paramedic is your goal, then a Degree is required. Whilst we don’t offer this qualification, we do provide an alternative pathway to a university degree for those who did not have the opportunity to do so. Completing one of our courses and gaining credit point towards your degree will ensure you begin working in the industry sooner and could even save you time and money!
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