• 77 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20062020

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

Education/Academic qualification

law, PhD

Award Date: 18 Jul 2018

External positions

Lecturer, Australian National University

31 Jan 201031 Jan 2014

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Research Output

An introduction to the legal system and paramedic professionalism

Townsend, R., 2020, Applied paramedic : Law, ethics and professionalism. Townsend, R. & Luck, M. (eds.). 2nd ed. Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier, p. 54-83 30 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

COVID-19 – legal and ethical implications for your practice

Townsend, R. & Eburn, M., 01 Jan 2020, In : Australasian Journal of Paramedicine. 17, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    End of life care

    Townsend, R., 2020, Applied paramedic : Law, ethics and professionalism. Townsend, R. & Luck, M. (eds.). 2nd ed. Chatswood, NSW: Elsevier, p. 156-176 21 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

    Legal and ethical aspects of paramedic practice

    Townsend, R., Willis, S. & Mehment, N., 2020, Fundamentals of paramedic practice: A systems approach. Willis, S. & Dalyrymple, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 84-94 11 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

    Legal and Ethical Case Studies

    Townsend, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Clinical Cases in Paramedicine. Willis, S. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Activities

    • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar/presentation
    • 1 Delivery of advanced professional development

    The law and ethics of paramedic management of mental health patients

    Rob Bear (Speaker), Ruth Townsend (Chair), Louise Roberts (Speaker), Michael Eburn (Speaker), Reenie Lowe (Speaker) & Fabian Perez (Facilitator)

    27 Aug 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    COVID19: Legal and Ethical Issues for Paramedics

    Ruth Townsend (Participant), Michael Eburn (Participant) & Morgan Luck (Participant)

    14 May 2020

    Activity: Academic engagement & professional developmentDelivery of advanced professional development

    Press / Media

    Why aren’t paramedics registered?

    Ruth Townsend

    07/11/14

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media