From stretcher-bearer to paramedic: The Australian paramedics’ move towards professionalisation

Brett Williams, Andrys Onsman, Ted Brown

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Over the last one hundred and twenty years, the Australian paramedic sector has changed dramatically; influenced and informed by a range of social, health, economic, professional, and political forces. However, there has been little reflection of those changes in either the perception of the discipline as a profession or the manner in which its membership is trained, socialised, and educated.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Emergency Primary Health Care
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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