Dr David Long
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
Dr David Long is a former Intensive Care and Extended Care Paramedic having worked in an operational capacity for 18 years in an Australian paramedic service. David is a strong advocate of paramedicine as a unique health discipline and the contribution paramedics make to a person's healthcare journey. To that end, David's PhD thesis examined the transition of qualified paramedics to a specialist role in community paramedicine and earned an Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award nomination at examination. Dr Long is currently a lecturer in the Paramedic Science program.
ambulance, grounded theory, community paramedicine, qualitative, pre-hospital, paramedic, paramedicine, work role transition, palliative, primary care
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (Queensland University of Technology)
Professional memberships and associations
Fellow Higher Education Academy
Member Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine
- Long D, Lea J, Devenish S, (2018) The conundrum of defining paramedicine: more than just what paramedics 'do' (Editorial), Australasian Journal of Paramedicine p1
- Long D, Devenish S, Tippett V, Clark M, (2017) Defining the end-point of transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine: Is feeling 'comfortable' enough?, Presented at: Paramedics Australasia International Conference p35
- Long D, Clark M, Lim D, Devenish S, (2016) What's in a name? The confusion in nomenclature of low-acuity specialist roles in paramedicine [Commentary], Australasian Journal of Paramedicine p1
- Parkes J, Long D, Devenish S, (2015) Experiences from Afghanistan: Traumatic lower extremity amputation in the combat zone (Conference Abstract), Australasian Journal of Paramedicine p41
- Long D, Clark M, Lim D, Devenish S, (2015) From qualified to specialist paramedic: A qualitative study of the process of transition to a low-acuity role (Conference Abstract), Australasian Journal of Paramedicine p66
- Long D, Clark M, Lim D, Devenish S, (2015) From qualified paramedic to community paramedic : A qualitative study of the process of transition to a low acuity role, Presented at: International Roundtable on Community Paramedicine Conference p1
- Long D, Bendall J, Bower A, (2008) Out-of-hospital administration of corticosteroids to patients with acute asthma: A case study and literature review, Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 6 (4) p1