Matt Holland
Journal of Paramedic Practice, Vol. 4, Iss. 8, 06 Aug 2012, pp 484 - 487

Paramedic practice is following a journey to becoming a profession, with university level qualifications supported by an extensive research-based literature and an academic and research workforce, based in dedicated departments educating future professionals to degree and masters level and PhD level in some cases. This is broadly the path taken by the nursing profession. The key to making this journey successfully is building the research-capable workforce to do the research that will fill the professional and academic journals and reference works that form the foundation of the literature of paramedic practice.

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