STUCON 2021: How we changed international paramedic guidelines over Twitter - the hidden truth about social media and patient privacy


STUCON 2021 is an in-depth student conference that focuses on clinical best practice, education and research.

Aimed at undergraduate paramedic students, the conference offered an insight into current and emerging knowledge from across the globe. Speakers included a mix of students, researchers, educators and industry practitioners for a truly enlightening experience. STUCON 2021 was an online conference, hosted in July 2021.

How we changed international paramedic guidelines over Twitter - the hidden truth about social median and patient privacy

It's easier than you think to violate patient privacy on social media. Learn how to avoid common traps and understand the law when it comes to protecting patients and yourself online. Plus hear the story of how two Aussie paramedics changed guidelines in the UK, Canada, Taiwan, and Australia by fighting for patients against ambulance services over twitter.

Biography: Aidan Baron

Aidan is an Adjunct Lecturer in Paramedicine at Charles Sturt University, and a Visiting Researcher in emergency, cardiovascular, and critical care at Kingston and St George's University London. He practises as a paramedic in Sydney and has a special interest in the use of Point of Care Ultrasound in prehospital care, Digital Health Ethics, and emergency healthcare for LGBTQIA+ patients. Aidan sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Paramedic Practice and is the founder of the Paramedic Myth Busting Facebook group. He was recognised as the Philips Healthcare Young Clinical Pioneer of the year in 2020 and is currently studying medicine at the university of Notre Dame.

STUCON 2021 MC: Buck Reed

Presented by Aidan Baron



30 minutes
30th Aug 2021
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Non-member $19
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