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Paramedic Science Roadshow 2010

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  • 1. St George’s Student Mentors
  • 2. Here’s a definition: “Paramedicine is the delivery of medical care to patients in emergency situations outside of a medical facility“ So how do paramedics get to an emergency?
  • 3. •Ability to react quickly •Independent decision making •Problem solving skills •Team work skills •Communication skills •Physical fitness •Ability to stay calm under pressure •Driving license
  • 4. What are the following items called and what do paramedics use them for? LARYNGOSCOPELARYNGOSCOPE
  • 5. SPINAL BOARDSPINAL BOARD
  • 6. DEFIBRILATORDEFIBRILATOR
  • 7. Station 1: Basic Life Support Station 2: Wound Care and Bandaging Station 3: Observations Experience some of the challenges of being a paramedic and learn the skills to help!
  • 8. You’ll be working in a people-focused profession You will be saving lives on a regular basis Paramedics earn between £19,000 - £40,000 Every day is different You can work in any ambulance service within the UK Work as part of a team
  • 9. 5 GCSEs at grades A*-C including English and Maths Higher Education Course in Paramedic Science •Need further study to get in •2 year foundation degree •Can earn whilst you study Become a student paramedic •You’ll need a driving license •Full time job •Qualify in 3 years •Assessments as you train OR
  • 10. 200 UCAS points A-levels: Must be in science subjects, at least 1 full science A-level, grades A-C BTEC: Healthcare subjects will be considered Driving License Manual license at start of course, C1 classification during/before Work Experience Will help your application and inform your choices For more information contact us on: Tel: 020 8725 2333 Email: enquiries@sgul.ac.uk

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