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Introduction to the Paramedic Profession (PAR4001) - February 2023

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Description

This course provides those considering studying Paramedic Science with an insight into the values and philosophy of the profession.

 

Detailed Description

This course provides those considering studying Paramedic Science with an insight into the values and philosophy of the profession. Learners will be introduced to some of the key concepts related to current paramedic practice, the role of the paramedic and wider issues associated with delivering paramedic care in contemporary health and social care systems. It will also introduce the learner to the process and value of self-reflection.

Date: 22nd February 2023
Duration: 8 weeks

Learners will be introduced to some of the key modern concepts related to current paramedic practice, the role of the paramedic, and wider issues associated with delivering paramedic care in contemporary health and social care systems.

You will explore the professional standards and regulatory bodies for registered paramedics along with the history and the future for emergency and urgent care.

All sessions will be held on campus on Wednesdays from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

It will also introduce the learner to the process and value of self-reflection and prepare them for University applications and future study. 

 

• Assessment One – In-class test

A 30-minute online test within week 9 of the course. The test will be comprised of 20 Multiple-Choice Questions which will have one correct answer out of a possible four answers
• Assessment Two – coursework

Eight mini-reflections about your learning during the course. These reflections should outline what you have learned after each week, how you improved your understanding and how it is relevant to becoming a Paramedic. Your reflections will not be academically marked or graded but feedback will be provided. To pass the course, you will be required to complete all eight mini-reflections
Students are expected to achieve 40% or above for the online test AND complete all eight mini-reflections to achieve a pass

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