The Student Paramedic Podcast

‘The Student Paramedic Podcast’, a podcast made by students for students. This podcast will provide an opportunity for students, graduates, or anyone interested in becoming a paramedic to hear the first hand accounts from the professionals about where the profession can take you, student accounts of what they wish they knew starting out, the transition from school to university, classroom to on-road and student to graduate. We will also be getting the experts on, who will be able to provide insight into how to maintain longevity in the job. So welcome to this journey.


All Episodes

Approach to trauma and insights by Dr John Glasheen

This week we have a chat to Dr John Glasheen. Dr Glasheen is a paramedic turned emergency physician who works with QAS as part of HARU, as a flight...

Changing the culture around mental health w/ TradeMutt

EXPLICIT Episode This week we have a chat to Ed, the co-founder of TradeMutt. Ed and Dan are both tradies that wanted to create a cultural change around mental...

Humanitarian and Disaster Response Prehospital Care w/ Backpacker Medics founder Nathan Burns

This week we have a chat to Nathan Burns, a paramedic who founded ‘Backpacker Medics’. We discuss what it is like working as a paramedic in humanitarian aid and...

Paediatric Nurse and Registered Paramedic Austin Purdie

This week we have a chat to Austin Purdie, both nurse and paramedic. We have a chat about the dual degree, how he made his way into both professions...

Community paramedicine and the future of paramedicine w/ David Long

This week we have a chat to Dr David Long about a model of prehospital care, ‘community paramedicine’. David has worked as an extended care paramedic and explains a...

How to utilise storytelling to be successful in your job interviews w/ Gabrielle Dolan

This week we have a chat to Gabrielle Dolan about how to have a successful job interview using storytelling. Gabrielle is an expert in this and has coached various...

PTSD w/ Psychologist and Former Police Officer Chris McIntyre a.k.a ‘Fit as Dad’

This week we have a chat to Chris McIntyre, a registered psychologist and former police officer in QPS. We discuss mental health, PTSD, signs and symptoms and how to...