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Engaging rural communities in health care through a paramedic expanded scope of practice

Christine Stirling1 PhD, Assistant director,
Peter O'Meara2 PhD, Associate professor in pre-hospital care,
Daryl Pedler3 FRACGP, FACRRM, Director,
Vianne Tourle4 BA, Research associate,
Judi Walker5 PhD, Associate dean (teaching and learning),

1 University Department of Rural Health, Tasmania, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
2 School of Public Health, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.
3 Gippsland Regional Clinical School, Monash University, Traralgon, Victoria, Australia.
4 School of Public Health, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst , New South Wales, Australia.
5 Rural Clinical School, Faulty of Health Science, University of Tasmania, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia.

Correspondence: C Stirling, UDRH, Private Bag 103, Hobart TAS 7000 

Author contribution: Christine Stirling: original concept, designed the project, devised survey tool, literature review, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft.

Citation: Stirling CM, O'Meara P, Pedler D, Tourle V, Walker J.  Engaging rural communities in health care through a paramedic expanded scope of practice. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2007; 7: 839. Available: (Accessed 17 October 2017)

Submitted: 14 August 2007
Revised: 7 November 2007
Published: 4 December 2007