Projects

The Centre for Rural Emergency Medicine undertakes research into emergency services in rural and regional settings. Our projects aim to describe what is happens now, identify what is working well and identify areas that need improvement.

Improving understanding between rural communities and their emergency medical services

  • The impact of alcohol on rural communities
  • Farmers and chest pain
  • EmbeddED art program
Lino cut on Hand Made Paper, 2014 28 x 41cms, Andrea Radley

Lino cut on Hand Made Paper, 2014 28 x 41cms, Andrea Radley

Improving understanding between rural emergency care providers

  • Understanding barriers to collaborative practice between rural doctors, nurses and paramedics
  • Investigating the role of interprofessional education to improve collaborative practice between rural doctors, nurses and paramedics
  • Learning on the fly: How junior rural doctors can learn more from their interactions with aeromedical teams

Coordinating services provided by emergency medical care organisations

  • Rural/Urban Traumatic Brain Injury Outcomes: The Impact of Experience and Confidence on Paramedic Intervention
  • Rural paramedics’ choice of destination hospital for paediatric patients
  • Small hospital emergency database