Preparing pregistration students for lifelong learning and practice
Saturday, September 2, 2023
In 2020, five Scottish Universities were contracted to deliver BSc Paramedic Science in partnership with regional NHS health boards and the Scottish Ambulance Service. Each university developed their practice-based learning curriculum in their distinct geographical region. Due to the differing needs of each region, the five programmes had similar aims and constraints in delivery but little alignment. A short-life working group was formed of members from each university to develop a national practice assessment document (PAD). The aim was to develop a document that could be used by all five universities and allow for alignment in this core area of preregistration education. This article will describe this process and how this work has gone on to shape work by the College of Paramedics in developing a UK-wide portfolio of practice-based learning (PPBL).
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