Journal article

Investigating first-year graduate paramedics' reason for current work location: A cross-sectional, data linkage study

Nicola Ivec, Alison Beauchamp, Keith Sutton, Eleanor Mitchell, Peter O'Meara, Kelly-Ann Bowles, Brett Williams

AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF RURAL HEALTH | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: This study aims to describe the demographic and employment characteristics of first-year graduates from a Victorian-based paramedicine course and investigate factors that influenced their choice in place of practice. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study using data from the Nursing and Allied Health Graduate Outcomes Tracking study. SETTING: Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS: First-year graduates (2019) from the Monash University range of paramedicine programs. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Variables of interest included principal place of practice and the reasons for working in the current location. RESULTS: Over half of the 2018 paramedicine course graduates responded to the 2019 Graduate Outc..

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