Regulating Australia’s Paramedics

The following information is taken from http://www.paramedicineboard.gov.au/ Who needs to register? From late 2018 paramedics must be registered with the Paramedicine Board of Australia (the Board) and meet the Board's registr...
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Update: ARC Guideline 9.1.1

The ANZCOR Guideline 9.1.1 – First Aid for Management of Bleeding has recently been released though dated July 2017. Download a copy HERE. There are some key changes to the guideline which are important to note:
  1. In life-threatening ...
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ARC Statement: Guide to AEDs

The Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) recently released a statement regarding Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and how they can be deployed in the community. CLICK HERE to download a copy...
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Webinar 3 Available

We are pleased to announce our third webinar for 2017: Thursday 24 August at 10:00am AEST Feel the Burn Presenter: Rohan Sykes A journey learning the real-life consequences of a workplace accident, presented by Rohan Sykes from Phoenix Workp...
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New Webinars Available

We're pleased to announce further webinars have been made available for 2017. --- Monday 19 June at 3:00pm AEST Thunderstorm Asthma Explained + Emerging Asthma T...
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2017 AGM: November 24 at Jephson Hotel

Our 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) date and location have been finalised. More details regarding the event will be posted once these have been confirmed. Date: Friday, 24th of November, 2017 Location: Jephson Hotel & Apartments, 63 Jephson Street, Toowo...
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AISC approval for AECP as Member of the First Aid Industry Reference Committee

We are pleased to announce that AECP was successfully nominated as a member of the First Aid IRC! Following consultation, the structure and membership of the First Aid Industry Reference Committee (IRC) was approved by the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) on 27 March 2017. The list of...
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CRICOS: Review of the National Code

There has been recent concern that ASQA is insisting an RTO must be CRICOS-registered to deliver First Aid training to overseas students. The Department of Education in Canberra is currently reviewing the Code of Practice for providers operating ...

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“Not Competent” or “Not Yet Competent”?

Many RTOs have been using the term Not Yet Competent (NYC) for final assessments results where Learners have been found to be not competent in a unit.

AECP had noted that in the AVETMISS outcome identifier "Competency not ach...

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Extension of USI Exemption

The exemption for short courses delivered on a single day has been extended to December 31, 2017. Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/training...
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