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Welcome to the College of Paramedics Podcast - a podcast for everyone involved or interested in Paramedicine, brought to you by the College of Paramedics. The episodes will bring you information and insights from the profession, including clinical practice, current trends and updates from the College itself.



Episode 10: Motor Neurone Disease

Posted: 30.08.2017

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Sue Jones MCPara is an Advanced Paramedic Practitioner working in primary care. In this podcast Sue explains what MND actually is and what to expect as an ambulance paramedic called to a patient with MND. Produced in partnership with the Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Episode 9: An Overview of the Mental Capacity Act

Posted: 03.08.2017

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Edward Bartlett MCPara, Paramedic and student in medical law, discusses the mental capacity act and challenges in its application. Views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the College of Paramedics.

Episode 8: The role of an Advanced Care Practitioner

Posted: 14.07.2017

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Els Freshwater MCPara, Advanced Care Practitioner and Consultant Paramedic for the Hampshire and Isle of White Air Ambulance, discusses the ACP role from the paramedic perspective. Recorded live at #ParaCon17.

Episode 7: Paramedic prescribing and the implications for paramedics and patients.

Posted: 22.06.2017

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Andy Collen FCPara, Paramedic Prescribing Lead, College of Paramedics discusses the prescribing project.

Episode 6: The history of the profession

Posted: 06.06.2017

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Bob Fellows FCPara, Head of Professional Development, College of Paramedics takes a look back at the history of the profession.

Episode 5: Anaphylaxis: 5 things you were taught that are probably wrong

Posted: 17.05.2017

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Dr Craig Ellis, Deputy Medical Director, St John, New Zealand gives a narrative on his National Conference 2017 presentation on anaphylaxis.

Episode 4: Pelvic Trauma

Posted: 15.03.2017

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Unable to get to CPD events? Always on shift when talks are organised? This 10 questions podcast is a quick and easy session that can be experienced whilst on the go. In this #ParaPod HEMS Paramedic James Stubley discusses Pelvic Trauma.

Episode 3 - Stroke Research Update

Posted: 12.01.2017

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This episode reports from the UK Stroke Forum and discusses the issues relevant to prehospital care. New stroke treatments may be on the horizon and paramedics have a part to play in delivering them. Mechanical clot removal for stroke, ultrasound for stroke and interesting things you may be able to do with a blood pressure cuff are all discussed.

Episode 2 - New College of Paramedics podcast and results of paramedic airway survey

Posted: 29.11.2016

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An introduction from Graham and a discussion on the airway survey which is being published in the next BPJ.

Episode 1 - The College introduces itself

Posted: 07.08.2015

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