Rural Outback and Remote Paramedic Conference (ROAR) 2021
The Rural Outback and Remote Paramedic Conference is designed specifically for paramedics and allied health professionals working in rural, outback and remote locations.
Palliative Paramedicine – Offering a Kinder Death
Do you have experience reluctantly transporting a palliative patient to hospital, especially after-hours? Do you wish ambulance services were better integrated with palliative care systems? Madeleine Juhrmann is a PhD candidate exploring the role of paramedics delivering palliative and end-of-life care in Australian communities. Her presentation will provide an overview of the research, followed by an interactive and thought-provoking case study of palliative paramedicine in a rural community.
Biography: Madeleine Juhrmann
PhD candidate, University of Sydney School of Medicine Northern Clinical School and Research Assistant, HammondCare Centre for Learning & Research in Palliative Care ~ Madeleine is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, investigating the role of paramedics delivering palliative and end-of-life care in community-based settings. She has a background in paramedicine, public health, health policy and palliative care. Madeleine’s key interests lie in public health approaches to palliative care and reducing avoidable hospital admissions, and she is particularly passionate about improving systems of care in rural settings.