Paramedic NSW

The New Disturbing Danger Associated with Becoming a Paramedic in NSW

Danger is Part and Parcel of Becoming a Paramedic in NSW No one could have guessed that one of the greatest threats involved in becoming a paramedic in NSW would come from the patients they are treating. An alarming new report has revealed that in 2014 alone there have been 35 reported attacks on 47 paramedics – most coming from their patients. Every paramedic is aware of the many dangerous situations that they will inevitably find themselves in when attending to emergencies of all kinds. Paramedics are trained to respond with courage and compassion, even when there is a danger or risk associated with providing the medical care that their patients need. Many would say that personal risk and danger is part and parcel of becoming a paramedic in NSW. Recent events, however, have raised the alarm within this highly respected emergency medical industry. Within the space of 24 hours 3 paramedics were allegedly assaulted while trying to carry out their duties. Read More

Become a Paramedic in NSW: Part 2

It is no secret that there has been a growing interest in learning how to become a paramedic in NSW over the last few years. In a follow on to a previous article on How to Become a Paramedic in NSW: Influencing Factors Part 1, we are going to identify some of the determining reasons why the paramedic career is becoming so popular in NSW. The NSW Ambulance Service is the third largest ambulance service in the world, and as a result, they are receiving hundreds of employment enquirers each year. Let’s take a look at some of the driving factors that are behind this trend and more reasons why so many people want to learn how to become a paramedic in NSW. Read More

Become a Paramedic in NSW: Part 1

How to Become A Paramedic in NSW: An Action-packed Career When you spend more of your waking life at your workplace than anywhere else, the last thing you want that place to be is boring. When work becomes mundane and uneventful you can be guaranteed that you will become miserable at work. One of the main reasons why people want to know how to become a paramedic in NSW is because each day is never the same. A paramedic career is action-packed. Every day you will feel the adrenaline rush or serving in emergency situations. Even when you are called to non-urgent incidents, you are always going somewhere new. The office where you work is never the same – it could be attending to a broken arm at a football field; helping a burns victim in someone’s backyard; providing cardiac support to a shopping centre customer; or a extricating someone from a car that was in a collision. There is just no guessing what your work will entail or where you might go on any given day. Now that sounds like an exciting career. Read More

Paramedic Training: Knowing Your Rights

Can paramedic training cross state boundaries? It is vital to consider your paramedic training rights when applying for an interstate job. Discover the provisions within state ambulance services that recognise previous paramedic training and experience. Read More

Paramedic Training – Can You Work Anywhere in Australia?

Can My Paramedic Training Enable Me to Work Across State Boundaries? One of the current challenges within the paramedic training industry is the ambiguity that exists when it comes to working across state boundaries. As it stands, each state ambulance service has its own accreditation and paramedic training requirements in order to be a fully licenced and qualified paramedic. At the surface level, this can become disheartening to those that have invested a lot of time and money into paramedic training only to find out that their highly skilled experience and paramedic qualifications may not be enough to get them a job. However, is this actually the case? Is it possible that your paramedic training can cross state boundaries? Below you will find the answers to this and other unique paramedic training dilemmas and the keys to successfully navigating yourself around these “seeming” restrictions. Read More

Sydney’s Ambulance Angel

[youtube height=”480″ width=”854″]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1rWOj1BKHE[/youtube]   In terms of crisis we all recall the comfort of hugging a teddy bear. For 30 years, thousands of kids… Read More