ACPIC 2020: Prevalence of Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in non-emergency ambulances


In October 2020, ACP was pleased to deliver our first fully online and interactive paramedic conference. The conference attracted over 1100 attendees, 60 speakers and 36 sessions.

Presented by: Shayna King

Best of the Best: this research submission scored in the top 3 of all received submissions and will be competing to win the 'Best of the Best' award.

In this presentation, Shayna will discuss her undergraduate study on the prevalence of Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus in non-emergency ambulances.

Shayna will discuss how healthcare acquired infections (HAI) are the most common adverse event in healthcare and how surface cleanliness closely associated with incidence of HAI. Shayna focuses on her primary research question "What is the prevalence of MRSA in a fleet of non-emergency ambulances?"

Biography: Shayna King is an undergraduate paramedicine student in her final year at Western Sydney University. Shayna is a participant in the Western Sydney University Undergraduate Paramedicine Student Research Engagement Academy, known as ‘UPSTREAM’. She is presenting on behalf of her UPSTREAM undergraduate research team.

Presented by Shayna King



20 minutes
17th Feb 2021
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