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Papers in this group tagged with "mentorship"

  1. The authors have collaborated to produce this article bringing together more than 60 years of combined experience of paramedic practice, education and management. All maintain their paramedic registration and have among their goals the advancement…
  2. Accurate field evaluations are critical in determining paramedic students' competency to provide patient care. The [U.S.] National Paramedic Curriculum does not address the skills needed by evaluators, and requirements to be a preceptor/evaluator…
  3. This final article in the series of mentorship for paramedic practice concludes with the identification and management of the struggling or failing student. Although fortunately a relatively uncommon occurrence in practice, mentors will occasionally…
  4. This penultimate article will focus on knowledge, learning theories and the assessment of students. If we understand the important elements of adult-centred learning, we can then begin to understand how our students learn and also, therefore, how…
  5. The development of clinical skills and judgment is a key area of learning for undergraduate paramedic students but they typically find translating theory to practice a daunting prospect not least because they practice their developing clinical…
  6. A paramedic may be unprepared to practice alone or with an inexperienced partner immediately following completion of training. Emergency medical services systems have not generally set standards to ensure that a newly-licensed paramedic is competent…
  7. Background: The paramedic profession is growing within Australia, and is undergoing change both in the nature of its roles in health care and in the nature of the education systems that produce paramedic graduates. Context: Within Australia there…
  8. In an increasingly demanding profession, the role of a paramedic mentor in the development of paramedics is of pivotal importance. This article aims to review the existing position of paramedic mentors and examine the key challenges facing the…
  9. Mentorship is a key element of professional life, underpinning student development and supporting qualified staff as they advance their own clinical and professional practice. Mentorship has its origins in industry in the US and was adopted, largely…
  10. In the second of a series of four articles on mentorship for paramedic practice, this article focuses on the aspect of the assessment of competence and how these relate to everyday clinical practice in term of mentorship. The article will also…

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