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Associate Ambulance Practice Diploma of Higher Education

De Montfort University

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UCAS CODE: AAP2

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Alongside the paramedic is a team of ambulance clinicians who support paramedics and assess patients in their own right. The DipHE in Associate Ambulance Practice is aligned to an enhanced technician job role within the NHS. Technicians deal with emergency and urgent healthcare presentations within a slightly reduced scope of practice.This course is designed to take you through an exciting and dynamic journey to educate you to become a thoughtful and safe healthcare professional. It does not lead to registration as a paramedic, however may be used in gaining access to the BSc (Hons) Paramedicine through our accredited prior learning pathwayYou will get practical experience by working alongside senior paramedics and experienced technicians on emergency ambulances and rapid response cars. You will also get a wider exposure through a number of other community based placements, such as in an Emergency Department or Doctors surgery. Key features- This DipHE programme in Associate Ambulance Practice is aligned to an enhanced technician job role within the NHS. Technicians deal with emergency and urgent healthcare presentations within a slightly reduced scope of practice.- Strong links and integrated work placements with local health and social care providers allow you to put theory into practice.- This course is designed to take you through a dynamic journey that will train you to become a thoughtful and safe healthcare professional. While it doesn’t lead to registration as a paramedic it may be used in gaining access to the Paramedicine BSc (Hons) course through our accredited prior learning pathway.- You will be taught by both paramedic lecturers and other healthcare professionals, such as midwives, nurses and doctors, and benefit from specialist equipment on campus, including mock ambulances and iPad-based advanced life support simulators.- You will study a range of topics including foundations of ambulance practice, trauma and resuscitative care, paediatrics and child health, and paramedic clinical pharmacology.- You will gain practical experience by working alongside senior paramedics and experienced technicians on emergency ambulances and rapid response cars. You will also benefit from opportunities to carry out a number of wider community-based placements, such as in an emergency department or doctor’s surgery.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC

Typical Offer ‘CCC’ or 96 UCAS Points (excluding General Studies, Key Skills and music exams). One subject should be a natural science (psychology is acceptable, but not sociology)

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University information

De Montfort University

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    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

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