Dealing With Major Trauma: Paramedic Matthew Pepper

3m of CPD
Before becoming a paramedic, Matthew Pepper served seven years in the Australian army. Matt has 13 years of experience as a paramedic across multiple ambulance services. He works as a Special Operations/Intensive Care Paramedic in Sydney.

What's included in this resource?

  • CPDTime.
    3m of CPD
  • Article

What is this article about?

Matt is a member of the first full-time Tactical Paramedic Team in Australia. He is the first-ever dedicated Tactical Medicine Clinical Training Officer in Australia. Among Matt’s responsibilities is to teach tactical medicine to government agencies, the ADF, and emergency services.

Ausmed resource artwork

Learning you'll love

An Ausmed Subscription will unlock access to 1,000+ learning resources. High quality education helps you provide high quality care.

Find out more


Document and reflect on your learning

  • CPDTime.
    3m of CPD

Meet the educator

educator profile image
Editorial Team
Ausmed’s editorial team is committed to providing high-quality, well-researched and reputable education to our users, free of any commercial bias or conflict of interest. All education produced by Ausmed is developed in consultation with healthcare professionals and undergoes a regular rigorous review process to ensure the relevancy of all healthcare information and updates to changes in practice. If you have identified an issue with the education offered by Ausmed or wish to submit feedback to Ausmed's editorial team, please email with your concerns.
View Profile

What do others think?

236 reviews by Ausmed Learners
Sort by
Highest Rated
Lowest Rated
Most Recent
Meredith Wilson
23 Jan 2020
A very interesting article which increased my knowledge on the capabilities of NSWA in a critical incident.
Samuel McMahon
04 Sep 2020
very interesting, good outline on this line of work
Sharlotte Venter
14 Dec 2021
Great resource.
Andrew Bennett
12 Feb 2021
Excellent article, I’ve been to many of Matt Pepper’s talks previously and he is a wealth of knowledge in the critical incident and tactical medical response space.
Clair Mellows
07 Jul 2020
Quick and informative read.
Pamela Boyd
13 Oct 2021
Interesting, well done - always worthwhile to R/V & learn from past experiences.
Jack Zucchetto
23 Jan 2021
Great read, the person writing this has a good understanding of trauma!
Sarah Munzer
03 Apr 2020
great read
Portrait of Claudia Gonzalez
Claudia Gonzalez
08 Sep 2020
Short, clear, and straight to the point.
Michelle Emms
21 Nov 2019
good read
4 / 5
1 star
2 star
3 star
4 star
5 star

Here's some further inspiration

Practice Areas

Ausmed Premium

To access this resource, sign up for Ausmed Premium. With Premium, you’ll have unlimited access to everything you need to take your education and care to the next level.

Looking for something else?

Discover more learning

Ausmed makes it a breeze to stay on top of my CPD. They're always adding and updating their content too, so there's tonnes to learn.

- Catherine, Enrolled Nurse