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Paramedics Training Programme

This Paramedics Training course covers a wide range of issues that are relevant to a paramedic’s role, such as pain management, clinical decision making, ethics, and mental health issues. This course has been developed in the UK by the College of Paramedics and written by experienced paramedics who are also educators. 

Course Fee: GBP 30 | Code: 226

Learning Objectives

This Paramedics Training course helps you to refresh, extend, and update your knowledge and competencies as a paramedic. The course covers a wide range of issues that are relevant to a paramedic’s role, such as pain management, clinical decision making, ethics, and mental health issues. It has been written by experienced paramedics who are also educators in the field.

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Course Information

  • Audience

    This online paramedics course is suitable for qualified paramedics, trainees, community first responders, healthcare assistants and all those involved in pre-hospital care

  • Course Duration

    12 months full access to complete the course

  • time-account-expired-temporary

    Sessions

    This course has 75 sessions

  • Study time

    37.5 Hours of online training. Recommend 30 minutes per session.

  • Certificate

    Upon successful completion, you are awarded a certificate issued online from respective Royal Medical Colleges

  • Developed by

    UK Department of Health’s National Audiology Programme and Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare.

Course Contents

Law and Ethics for Paramedics

    Ethics in Practice
    Professionalism
    Capacity
    Consent: Adults
    Consent: Children
    The Paramedic and Legislation
    Medicines and the Law
    Clinical Negligence

Clinical Decision Making

    Introduction to Clinical Decision Making
    Metacognition
    Novice to Expert
    Dual Process Theory
    Heuristics and Bias
    Pattern Recognition
    Hypothetico-deductive Decision Making
    Importance of Red Flags
    Human Factors

End of Life and Palliative Care

    Role of Ambulance Service at End of Life
    Communication at the End of Life
    Advance Care Planning
    Recognising Patients Nearing End of Life
    The Holistic Approach to Assessment and Management
    Symptom Management for Palliative Care and the Dying Adult
    Palliative Care Emergencies
    When Someone Dies

Mental Health

    De-escalation
    Mental Capacity Act 2005
    Introduction to Mental Health
    Mental Health Act 1983
    Restraint and Restrictive Interventions
    Restraint and Restrictive Interventions (Legal Framework)
    Common Conditions
    Mental Health Acute Care Pathways
    Self-Harm
    Suicide Prevention and Risk Assessment
    Mental Health Role of the Police
    IPAP Suicide Risk Assessment Tool

Pain Management

    The Physiological Pathways of Pain
    The Psychological and Sociological Impact of Pain
    In-depth Knowledge of Analgesics
    Best Practice in Acute and Chronic Pain Management
    The Law and Ethics of Pain Management
    Pain Management in Children
    Pain Management in the Elderly
    Pain Management in Trauma
    Pain Management in the End of Life Patient
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