Category: News

Conference season: Oh the places you’ll go! Bathurst, NSW

I facilitated a really enjoyable and engaged double CPD session with paramedic students from Charles Sturt University last night.  We discussed career planning and progression, and patient advocacy, including an animated discussion regarding ethical practice. I got some fanstastic feedback from those in atatndance, both in person and online. Thanks for the invite Alex (Sandy)…

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Meeting with Ambulance Victoria re: IHI Open School, Melbourne

I had a great meeting with Andrew Keenan and Nicola Reinders from Ambulance Victoria today in Melbourne where we discussed patient safety and quality improvement. I shared our experience at Fanshawe College with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement / National Patient Safety Foundation Certificate in Quality and Safety, and establishing an IHI Open School chapter,…

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MOU signed with ANZCP

I was delighted to sign an MOU with ANZCP on behalf of the Irish College of Paramedics in Melbourne today. I look forward to working with John Bruning, Marty Nichols and the ANZCP team to advance paramedicine and increase international collaboration. ANZCP is a not for profit, professional member organisation representing over 2,500 paramedics and student paramedics…

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Fanshawe students present in Calgary

I am very proud of recent Fanshawe College graduates Nathan McIntyre and Chris Meier who are presenting their research on paramedic student ECG interpretation accuracy today at the Alberta College of Paramedics & Alberta Health Service EMS Research day in Calgary, AB. It is fantastic to see paramedic students engage with advancing the profession through research and…

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Paramedic Association of Canada Award, Ottawa

I am very proud and delighted to have been selected as the 2018 recipient of the Paramedic Association of Canada Award of Excellence for Leadership and Community Building. I still consider myself a relative newcomer to paramedicine in Canada, so this award is truly an honour! Thank you to all those who nominated me and…

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Fanshawe College Research and Innovation Day 2018

I am very proud of the Fanshawe paramedic students and graduates who presented their research projects at the Fanshawe College Research and Innovation Day today…the largest submission of projects from the paramedic program to date. Well done Rayne Crosetta, Jenalyn Cundy-Jones, Presley Smith, Lisa Henderson, Isabelle Love, Jessica Knoop, Emma Frigault, Lucy Kus, Emily Chard,…

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