Rural Paramedic Practitioner – A future model of care

Greg Reaburn, Rob Zolcinski, Scott Fyfe

Abstract


This commentary looks at the introduction of a rural paramedic practitioner (RPP). A RPP is a rural paramedic that has completed advanced medical training in primary health care and is able to provide prehospital, hospital and primary health care.

Keywords


Rural paramedic, physician assistant, innovative, rural primary health care

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