Dr David Long


Dr David Long
NameDr David Long
Email Addressdavid.long@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Paramedic Science)
QualificationsAdvDipParamedSc(Amb) AmbulServNSW, BEd ACU, BHlthSc(Pre-Hosp Care) Charles Sturt, GCertAcadPrac QUT, MEducation (LeadershipMment) QUT, PhD QUT
DepartmentSchool of Health and Medical Sciences
AffiliationsCentre for Health Research
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6278-7377
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Biography

Dr David Long is a registered paramedic and has worked in the health and human services sector for almost 30 years. Beginning in disability services, David transitioned to paramedicine in the late 1990s and undertook two specialisations in Intensive Care and Extended Care. David completed his doctorate in 2017 and examined the transition of qualified paramedics to a specialist role in community paramedicine. He has also recently completed a M. Ed with a particular focus on the application of First Year Experience pedagogy.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Senior LecturerUniversity of Southern Queensland2020

Expertise

Paramedicine; Community paramedicine; Paramedic; transition; First Year Experience

Teaching

PMC1200 Introduction to Evidence-based Practice

Fields of Research

  • 320219. Paramedicine
  • 390102. Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australasian College of Paramedicine
AdvDipParamedSc(Amb)
AmbulServNSW
2004
BEd
ACU
1998
BHlthSc(Pre-Hosp Care)
Charles Sturt
2006
GCertAcadPrac
QUT
2019
MEducation (LeadershipMment)
QUT
2023
PhD
QUT
2018

Supervision Interests

Paramedicine; Community Paramedicine; Models of care;

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
‘Decentering’ the ambulance in Paramedicine: An exploration and consensus of key stakeholder expectations, enablers, and impediments to paramedic role legitimisation in primary health care contexts in Australia and New Zealand.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Threat versus challenge: cognitive appraisal and stress response comparisons of final year paramedicine studentsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Australasian Paramedic Attitudes and Perceptions about Continuing Professional DevelopmentAssociateMasters2020
An Exploration of the Factors Contributing to Paramedic Medication Errors in the Pre-Hospital EnvironmentAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Project titleDetailsYear
Grants for Embedded Learning and Teaching Strategy (GELTS)UniSQ internal grant for $8,0002021
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2016Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA)Australian Government

Community Paramedicine in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: A multi-method landscape scan

Long, David, Martin, Angela, Angela, Alecka, Shannon, Brendan and O'Meara, Peter. 2023. "Community Paramedicine in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: A multi-method landscape scan." Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference 2023. Melbourne, Australia 14 - 15 Sep 2023

‘You can be as vigilant as you can, yet they make their way in’: A descriptive study of parent and caregiver perspectives towards keeping children safe from button batteries

Girardi, Anna M., Long, David N. and Austin, Gavin. 2024. "‘You can be as vigilant as you can, yet they make their way in’: A descriptive study of parent and caregiver perspectives towards keeping children safe from button batteries." Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpr3.12096

The impact of workplace factors, workload and culture on the medication safety practices of paramedics

Walker, Dennis, Hou, Janet, Long, David, SueSee, Brendan and Moloney, Clint. 2024. "The impact of workplace factors, workload and culture on the medication safety practices of paramedics." Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference 2023. Melbourne, Australia 14 - 15 Sep 2023 United Kingdom .

Enablers and Barriers in Community Paramedicine Programs in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: Insights for their evolution

Miles, Alecka, Shannon, Brendan, O'Meara, Peter, Long, David and Martin, Angela. 2024. "Enablers and Barriers in Community Paramedicine Programs in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand: Insights for their evolution." Australasian College of Paramedicine International Conference 2023. Melbourne, Australia 14 - 15 Sep 2023 United Kingdom . SAGE Publications Ltd.

Questions about the effects of interventions

Long, David. 2023. "Questions about the effects of interventions." Hoffmann, Tammy, Bennett, Sally and Del, Christopher (ed.) Evidence- based practice across the health professions. Elsevier. pp. 77-108

Grounded Theory: An Interpretation of Social Reality

Long, David. 2023. "Grounded Theory: An Interpretation of Social Reality." Olaussen, Alexander, Bowles, Kelly-Ann, Lord, Bill and Williams, Brett (ed.) Introducing, Designing and Conducting Research for Paramedics. Australia. Elsevier. pp. 145-148

Factors Influencing Medication Errors in the Prehospital Paramedic Environment: A Mixed Method Systematic Review

Walker, Dennis, Moloney, Clint, SueSee, Brendan, Sharples, Renee, Blackman, Rosanna, Long, David and Hou, Xiang-Yu. 2023. "Factors Influencing Medication Errors in the Prehospital Paramedic Environment: A Mixed Method Systematic Review." Prehospital Emergency Care. 27 (5), pp. 669-686. https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2022.2068089

Widening the conversation: Paramedic involvement in interprofessional care

Long, David and Lord, Bill. 2021. "Widening the conversation: Paramedic involvement in interprofessional care ." Progress in Palliative Care. 29 (2), pp. 57-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/09699260.2021.1890976

Facilitators, barriers and motivators of paramedic continuing professional development

Hobbs, Lisa, Devenish, Scott, Long, David and Tippett, Vivienne. 2021. "Facilitators, barriers and motivators of paramedic continuing professional development." Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 18, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.18.857

Investigating career intentions of undergraduate paramedic students studying in Queensland, Australia

Devenish, Scott, Rolley, Adam and Long, David. 2020. "Investigating career intentions of undergraduate paramedic students studying in Queensland, Australia." Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 17, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.17.872

Standing out from the crowd: improving employability through peer programs and continuing professional development in undergraduate paramedic programs

Long, David Nicholas and Hobbs, Lisa. 2020. "Standing out from the crowd: improving employability through peer programs and continuing professional development in undergraduate paramedic programs." Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 17, pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.17.838

Paramedic Attitudes and Perceptions About Continuing Professional Development in Australasia

Hobbs, Lisa, Devenish, Scott, Tippett, Vivienne and Long, David. 2020. "Paramedic Attitudes and Perceptions About Continuing Professional Development in Australasia." International Journal of Qualitative Methods. 19, pp. -30. https://doi.org/10.1177/1609406920909934

Paramedic delivery of community-based palliative care: An overlooked resource?

Long, David. 2019. "Paramedic delivery of community-based palliative care: An overlooked resource?" Progress in Palliative Care. 27 (6), pp. 289-290. https://doi.org/10.1080/09699260.2019.1672414

Paramedic students working in snow resort medical clinics: a non-traditional interprofessional clinical placement model

Devenish, Anthony Scott, McKay, Glenn, Long, David Nicholas, Horrocks, Peter David and Smith, Michael. 2019. "Paramedic students working in snow resort medical clinics: a non-traditional interprofessional clinical placement model." Irish Journal of Paramedicine. 4 (1), pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.32378/ijp.v4i1.101

Out of the silo: A qualitative study of paramedic transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine

Long, David, Devenish, Scott and Tippett, Vivienne. 2019. "Out of the silo: A qualitative study of paramedic transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine." 2019 IHBI Inspires Annual Conference. Brisbane, Australia 12 - 13 Aug 2019

Rote learning: the ugly duckling of student paramedic education?

Long, David Nicholas, Hobbs, Lisa and Devenish, Scott. 2018. "Rote learning: the ugly duckling of student paramedic education?" Irish Journal of Paramedicine. 3 (2), pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.32378/ijp.v3i2.97

Factors impacting the decision-making processes of qualified paramedics moving to a specialist role in community paramedicine

Long, David, Devenish, Scott, Tippett, Vivienne and Clark, Michele. 2018. "Factors impacting the decision-making processes of qualified paramedics moving to a specialist role in community paramedicine." 15th International Roundtable on Community Paramedicine 2018. Auckland, New Zealand 06 - 07 Aug 2018

The conundrum of defining paramedicine: more than just what paramedics 'do'

Long, David Nicholas, Lea, Jakki and Devenish, Scott. 2018. "The conundrum of defining paramedicine: more than just what paramedics 'do'." Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 15 (1), pp. 1-2. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.15.1.629

Out of the silo: a qualitative study of paramedic transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine

Long, David N.. 2017. Out of the silo: a qualitative study of paramedic transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. Queensland University of Technology. https://doi.org/10.5204/thesis.eprints.114997

Defining the end-point of transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine: is feeling comfortable enough?

Long, David, Devenish, Scott, Tippett, Vivienne and Clark, Michele. 2017. "Defining the end-point of transition to a specialist role in community paramedicine: is feeling comfortable enough?" 2017 Paramedics Australasia International Conference. Melbourne, Australia 23 - 25 Nov 2017 Australia.

What’s in a name? The confusion in nomenclature of low-acuity specialist roles in paramedicine

Long, David N., Clark, M., Lim, D. and Devenish, S.. 2016. "What’s in a name? The confusion in nomenclature of low-acuity specialist roles in paramedicine." Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 13 (3), pp. 1-3. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.13.3.518

From qualified to specialist paramedic: A qualitative study of the process of transition to a low-acuity role

Long, David, Clark, Michele, Lim, David and Devenish, Scott. 2015. "From qualified to specialist paramedic: A qualitative study of the process of transition to a low-acuity role." 2015 Paramedics Australasia International Conference. Adelaide, Australia 02 - 03 Oct 2015 https://doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.5059.4644

Experiences from Afghanistan: Traumatic lower extremity amputation in the combat zone

Parkes, J., Long, David and Devenish, S.. 2015. "Experiences from Afghanistan: Traumatic lower extremity amputation in the combat zone." 2015 Paramedics Australasia International Conference. Adelaide, Australia 02 - 03 Oct 2015 Australia.

Out-of-hospital administration of corticosteroids to patients with acute asthma: A case study and literature review

Long, David, Bendall, J. and 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), pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.6.4.475