Trauma and Emergency in Australia

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Lecture Overview

In this lecture, Jane Mateer sets the scene for modern trauma management in an Australian context by defining the continuum of care concept, identifying nursing considerations in rural and remote settings, reviewing roles of the multidisciplinary team and how to prepare to receive a major trauma patient.


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Jane Mateer is a registered nurse with more than 30 years of experience in prehospital, metropolitan and military settings. Her qualifications include a master in public health and a graduate diploma in advanced practice (nurse practitioner), as well as certificates in emergency nursing and education. A specialist in emergency, paediatric and trauma care, Jane currently works as a clinical nurse educator in paediatric care, having previously worked as a clinical nurse consultant, educator, manager and university lecturer. She is currently completing a PhD into the experiences of Australian Army Nursing Officers in armed conflict.
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First Published22 November 2019
Updated21 November 2019
29 June 2025
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