Beware the Syncope

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Lecture Overview

The humble syncope is a common presentation in prehospital healthcare settings. Most are not serious, however, the small number that are, require further investigation and follow-up care. Presented by paramedic lecturer Jeff Kenneally, learn more about serious syncope presentations in prehospital.


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Jeff Kenneally has a lifelong commitment to pre-hospital care, having served as an operational paramedic for 34 years, mostly in intensive care roles. He has managed frontline paramedic teams, commanded major events, mentored, educated and worked in communications dispatch centres and at the ambulance air wing. His roles have taken him to rural and metropolitan areas. For four years, Jeff managed the Ambulance Victoria clinical practice guidelines. In recent years, Jeff has turned to university lecturing for paramedic students, including leading international study tours. He is a published author in pre-hospital practice and contributor to numerous major textbooks. In 2018, Jeff was awarded the Ambulance Service Medal in recognition of his contribution.
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First Published12 July 2021
Updated12 July 2021
12 July 2024
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