The New Zealand Paramedic Education & Research Charitable Trust, known as nzparamedic.org, is a charitable organisation established in 2011 to promote and support paramedic education, research and career development in New Zealand.
nzparamedic.org is an incorporated society under the Charitable Trusts Act 1957, registration number 2553521 and is a registered charity with the New Zealand Charities Commission, registration number CC47323.
nzparamedic.org supports the study of paramedicine through the provision of undergraduate and postgraduate degree scholarships. These scholarships are available to eligible paramedics and high school graduates throughout New Zealand.
Tertiary education encourages critical thinking and provides a depth of knowledge not offered in previous ambulance training. Tertiary education is critically important given the increasingly advanced skills that paramedics and Intensive Care Paramedics are being expected to perform.