Maintaining Asepsis in Paramedicine

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Maintaining asepsis in paramedic practice, despite the complexity, will reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections for patients. In this lecture, registered paramedic Dr Nigel Barr explains the procedures through which asepsis in paramedicine can be achieved.


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Dr Nigel Barr is the discipline lead for paramedicine at the University of the Sunshine Coast and has extensive experience in healthcare, emergency medical services and education sectors. He was formerly an intensive care paramedic and worked at senior levels within several jurisdictional ambulance services, with roles encompassing the provision of intensive care paramedicine, clinical governance, professional leadership, teaching and research. Nigel has completed a PhD exploring infection prevention and control in paramedic-led healthcare, and is a member of the Australasian College of Paramedicine Research Advisory Committee.
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First Published12 April 2023
Updated12 April 2023
12 April 2025
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Infection Prevention and Control
Hand Hygiene