The profile of an emergency medical services leader: a multi-national qualitative study

The EMS profession has typically relied on a rigid and hierarchical structure that tightly controls employees through rewards and punishment, and this has resulted in high turnover rates and...

A simulated wilderness exercise: the development of relational competence in paramedic students

The concept of work-readiness refers to the paramedic graduate's capacity to transfer their entry-level qualifications and job-specific competence to the workforce and to quickly adapt to normal work...

Peer-assisted teaching and learning in paramedic education: a pilot study

The national and international literature is largely supportive of PAL across different education sectors (K-12 to tertiary education) and educational programmes and professions. The literature...

International Paramedic: connecting the world

IP is an organisation formed in 2011 with a vision to become:.

Community paramedics: a scoping review of their emergence and potential impact

‘Community paramedicine is a model of care whereby paramedics apply their training and skills in “non-traditional” community-based environments, often outside the usual emergency response and...

Community perceptions of the professional status of the paramedic discipline

Two focus groups were undertaken in this pilot study. Participant responses underwent thematic analysis (Bender and Ewbank, 1994) by three independent investigators with experience in qualitative...

A survey of community paramedicine course offerings and planned offerings

This research survey was developed and delivered by a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary health care research team, comprised of four paramedics, three registered nurses and one family medicine...

The 3rd International Emergency Medical Seminar of Magen David Adom, Tel Aviv

The first day of the Emergency Medical Seminar started after lunch, Sunday being the first day of the Israeli working week.

Prevention, assessment and management of altitude sickness

There are three subtypes of acute altitude sickness: acute mountain sickness (AMS), high-altitude pulmonary oedema (HAPE) and high-altitude cerebral oedema (HACE). Although these conditions occur for...

ED staff knowledge and attitudes towards the paramedic profession in Israel

The study was a cross-sectional survey conducted among healthcare workers..

Work readiness in paramedic graduates: what are employers looking for?

The aim of the study was to investigate the perceptions of employers from the state and territories’ ambulance services as the key employers of paramedics in Australia, on workplace readiness of...

The 18th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

‘World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) was originally founded as the Club of Mainz on October 2, 1976 with the goal of improving the worldwide delivery of pre-hospital and...

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