Michelle Murphy
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Michelle Murphy is an Intensive Care Paramedic and Clinical Support Officer with Ambulance Victoria. She is passionate about pre-hospital care delivery and involves herself with the training & education of paramedics, fire personnel and life savers. Michelle is currently on the Board for the Australian Resuscitation Council Victorian Branch and Life Saving Victoria. In late 2015 Michelle was awarded an ‘Emergency Service Foundation Scholarship’ which took her to the US to observe the prehospital management of OHCA and since returning has assisted develop OHCA packages targeting key opportunities within AV to improve survival from Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest. Michelle hopes to continue with research into this area looking at optimal ways to train to ensure knowledge retention and skill maintenance over time.

Improving survival for ‘out of hospital’ cardiac arrest

Cardiac arrest occurs suddenly and often without warning. The opportunity to change the outcome for the patient lies in the actions taken in the first few minutes after collapse. CPR, defibrillation and advanced life support can save lives. Survival from…

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