Friday, 25 November 2016

New BSc(hons) Paramedic Science programme

From September 2017 (subject to HCPC approval) the University of Hull in collaboration with Yorkshire Ambulance Service will be providing a BSc(hons) Paramedic Science programme. This is a 3 year programme with a 50/50 split between academic work and clinical placement experience. Successful students will be able to register with the Health Care Professions Council as a qualified paramedic.

This exciting new programme is designed to enable the paramedic to be adaptable and responsive to changes in health and in unscheduled emergency care provision, working as part of a multidisciplinary team. The modules below aim to develop a skilled, evidence based and critical thinking paramedic who is able to respond to the increasing complexity of the role.

Year 1 –  Clinical Practice Education 1
               Anatomy and Physiology
               Introduction to Evidence Based Practice
               Foundations of Professional Practice
               Professional and Contemporary issues in paramedic practice

Year 2 –  Clinical Practice Education 2
               Research Methods
               Acute Pre-hospital care
               Clinical Assessment and Examination
               Pathophysiology for Paramedics

Year 3 –  Clinical Practice Education 3
               Management of the critically ill patient
               Clinical Pharmacology for Paramedics
               Research Project

Students can apply via UCAS which is now open to applications.

Any enquiries about this programme should be forwarded to Nicki Credland Curriculum development lead.

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