Chantal Perera - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Chantal Perera

BEmergHealth(PMed) Monash, GradCertHlthProfEd Monash, BBNSc Monash

  • Lecturer, Paramedic Science
Email
Telephone
+61 7 5456 3745
Office location
H1.G.75
Campus
Sunshine Coast

Chantal was appointed as a Lecturer, Paramedicine at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2016. Prior to this, Chantal worked as an Advanced Life Support Paramedic with Ambulance Victoria and a Lecturer at Monash University. Chantal was a Year Level Coordinator, Acting Course Coordinator and Peer Support Representative while at Monash.

In 2012, Chantal was appointed as an Australian Youth Ambassador for Development to work with Nepal Ambulance Service to build organisational capacity and strengthen medical education and training. Chantal is passionate about social diversity and inclusion, and enriching the undergraduate experience through local and international placement opportunities.

Clinical qualifications

  • Advanced Life Support Paramedic with Ambulance Victoria

Professional associations

  • Paramedics Australasia
  • Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research

Research areas

  • Disaster preparedness in resource/income constrained settings
  • resilience in health care professionals and undergraduates
  • paramedic education through inter-professional learning exercises

Teaching areas

  • PAR212 Injury in the Community
  • Paramedic Clinical Practicum 1 and 2