UK Student Paramedic Conference 2024

UK Student Paramedic Conference 2024
Bookings are now open so join us for an exhilarating and insightful experience at the College of Paramedics UK Student Paramedic Conference (UKSPC)! Held face-to-face at the prestigious Hilton in Liverpool City Centre on Saturday 2nd November 2024, 09:00-17:00, this conference is tailored specifically for aspiring paramedics from across the UK.

Delve into compelling discussions on challenging perceptions, fostering professional curiosity, addressing sexual harassment in the workplace, mastering the art of work-life balance, and honing clinical decision-making skills. Our lineup of expert speakers will illuminate these crucial topics, offering valuable insights and perspectives.

Don't miss this chance to network with peers, engage with industry leaders, and gain invaluable knowledge to excel in your journey towards becoming a paramedic.
Programme includes

Challenging perception 
Redefining Boundaries: Challenging Perception in the Paramedic Profession
Presented by Sam Thompson, Forensic Paramedic and Senior Lecture at St Georges, University London
Join us for an insightful session where we delve into the complexities of challenging perceptions, including the vital discourse surrounding sexual harassment. As aspiring paramedics, it's crucial to navigate and confront societal norms that may hinder our ability to provide effective care. Through open dialogue and critical reflection, we aim to empower student paramedics to create safer and more inclusive environments within the healthcare community. 
Professional curiosity 
Igniting Curiosity: Empowering Paramedic Students Through Inquiry
Presented by Deborah Rigg, HEMS Paramedic North West Ambulance Service

In this dynamic session, we champion the power of professional curiosity among student paramedics. By fostering a culture of inquiry, we encourage students to ask probing questions about clinical practice and professional behaviour. Through active engagement and exploration, attendees will gain the confidence to challenge assumptions, seek innovative solutions, and drive positive change within the paramedic profession. Join us as we ignite the flame of curiosity and inspire a new generation of healthcare leaders. 
Managing work life balance 
Juggling Act: Navigating Work, Life, and Studies in Paramedic Education
Presented by Ester Murray, Health Psychologist working at Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry

Join us for a candid exploration of the perpetual challenge faced by student paramedics: balancing work, life, and academic studies. Through personal anecdotes and expert insights, we'll discuss strategies for managing these demands while maintaining clear boundaries and prioritizing self-care. Learn how to recognize signs of burnout and establish healthy habits that promote well-being. Together, we'll uncover practical tips to help students thrive both personally and professionally in the dynamic world of paramedicine. 
Clinical decision making 
Navigating Complexity: Enhancing Clinical Decision-Making in Paramedicine 
Presented by Andy Collen, Consultant Paramedic, South East Coast Ambulance Service

Embark on a journey of discovery as we delve into the multifaceted realm of clinical decision-making in paramedicine. From selecting appropriate care pathways to effective safety netting, we'll explore the diverse facets of decision-making in healthcare. Emphasizing collaboration and patient-centered care, this session equips student paramedics with essential skills to navigate complexity and make informed decisions as part of a cohesive healthcare team. Join us as we unravel the art and science of clinical decision-making.

In addition to the fantastic programme there’ll be a variety of exhibitors, equipment demonstrations, workshops, network opportunities, prizes to be won, great food and a chance to hear from students like yourselves getting hints and tips for surviving in whichever year you’re embarking on.
We can’t wait to see you, interact with you and welcome to you to UKSPC24!
Student members of the College of Paramedics £30 for the first 50 tickets sold! (Tickets will be £40 after first 50 are sold) 
Other members of the College of Paramedics - £50
Non Members of the College of Paramedics - £60.00

(Please note if you are a non member and would like to join the College of Paramedics you will be able to access to the discounted ticket price as well as all the other benefits on offer as a member of the College of Paramedics. Please do this before attempting to register by clicking HERE

Members of the College of Paramedics
Please ensure you log into your membership before attempting to book your place. Click 'register myself' and then choose your registration option, click the 'proceed to checkout' button and complete the order to ensure your booking is confirmed. You will receive a confirmation email on receipt of your booking. Email if you need any additional support. 

Non members
You will need to make an account at the top right of this page before you are able to book your ticket. Please fill in the details and click the 'register myself' and then choose your registration option'. Click the proceed to checkout' button and complete the order to ensure your booking is confirmed. You will receive a confirmation email on receipt of your booking. Email if you need any additional support. 

The College of Paramedics is committed to fulfilling the aims of our Belonging and Inclusion Strategy which includes the need to understand the diverse needs of our members. In order to ensure that we are supporting you through our events, health and wellbeing provision, CPD and representation, we need to know about you. Please do complete the 'equality' monitoring questions found on your profile page when you sign in to the College's website. Please also check your contact details including email address, telephone number, home address and bank details are all up to date and help us to help you (all information provided is kept in the strictest confidence in-line with current GDPR requirements).

If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event please email 
02/11/2024 09:00 - 17:00
Hilton Liverpool City Centre 3 Thomas Steers Way L1 8LW