student paramedic

Mentorship: a reflective journey of self discovery

Throughout my entire working life I have had a passion for training and education and greatly enjoy mentoring and developing the skills of others. As I did not have any specific training, teaching or...

Hands off: can paramedics be educated at a distance?

What about using distance teaching for emergency care? This area too is developing, and now has a small, but growing, evidence base. Stansfield and colleagues (2001) used distance teaching for medical...

Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 2: negative experiences

Data from student surveys and student and mentor feedback meetings informed the findings discussed here. This paper focuses on the barriers to learning identified in the analysis of these data..

Clinical placements in residential care facilities part 1: positive experiences

Data from student surveys and feedback meetings informed the findings discussed here. Key themes arising from analysis of the data include learning experiences the students perceived as positive and...

Students' views of teachers using the Clinical Teaching Effectiveness Inventory

Specific items of the CTEI have been observed to have scored more positively than others by the cohort of undergraduates. Scoring highly was item 1, ‘Establishes a good learning environment (e.g....

International student paramedic exchange: the student perspective

The students who took part in the exchange are aware of the barriers and obstacles in place, which make the transfer of paramedic qualifications and experience overseas exceptionally difficult. This...