St George’s Student Mentors
Here’s a definition:
“Paramedicine is the delivery of medical care to
patients in emergency situations outside of a medica...
•Ability to react quickly
•Independent decision making
•Problem solving skills
•Team work skills
•Communication skills
•Ph...
What are the following items called and what do paramedics use
them for?
LARYNGOSCOPELARYNGOSCOPE
SPINAL BOARDSPINAL BOARD
DEFIBRILATORDEFIBRILATOR
Station 1: Basic Life Support
Station 2: Wound Care and
Bandaging
Station 3: Observations
Experience some of the challenge...
You’ll be working in a
people-focused
profession
You will be saving
lives on a regular
basis
Paramedics earn
between £19,0...
5 GCSEs at grades
A*-C including
English and Maths
Higher Education Course in
Paramedic Science
•Need further study to get...
200 UCAS points
A-levels: Must be in science subjects, at least 1
full science A-level, grades A-C
BTEC: Healthcare subjec...
Paramedic Science Roadshow 2010
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Paramedic Science Roadshow 2010

  1. 1. St George’s Student Mentors
  2. 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. 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. 4. What are the following items called and what do paramedics use them for? LARYNGOSCOPELARYNGOSCOPE
  5. 5. SPINAL BOARDSPINAL BOARD
  6. 6. DEFIBRILATORDEFIBRILATOR
  7. 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. 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. 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. 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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