Student paramedics

Lateral versus over-the-head chest compression quality in student paramedic

The aim of this study was to determine if chest compressions performed from a lateral position are more effective than chest compressions performed from an over-the-head position in a cohort of UK...

The effect of COVID-19 on student opportunities to acquire airway skills

This retrospective study of student records explored airway procedure variables before and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of the timing of the pandemic and the start of research, student records...

‘Giving a piece of you’: the lecturer experience of aiding student wellbeing

This study aimed to highlight the experiences of paramedic senior lecturers and their perceptions towards the wellbeing of student paramedics and to explore difficulties around supporting students..

Application of pelvic binders by student paramedics: an observational cohort study

Purposeful convenience sampling was used to recruit student paramedics at the College of Paramedics' UK National Student Conference and one UK higher education institution between November 2018 and...

Emotional labour in paramedic practice: student awareness of professional demands

Hochschild defines the term ‘emotional labour’ as ‘the management of feeling to create a publicly observable facial and bodily display’ (Hochschild, 2012). Where this exists as an integral part of...

Reflective practice for paramedics: a new approach

The use of reflective models is well established as an essential element in the academic education of student paramedics, acting as a means of linking theory to experiences gained during placements....

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