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Paramedic Science BSc (Hons)

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

You will have the opportunity to learn from an academic Paramedic team with a wide range of clinical knowledge and expertise. This includes specialist experience of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and the Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) role. The team have also made contributions to conferences, books and journals relating to paramedicine, and are undertaking research in key areas of pre-hospital care.Another benefit of studying this course is our long-standing collaboration with Regional Ambulance Trusts who can provide opportunities to be provided with placement provision and mentorship. Exposure to the clinical environment within an NHS Ambulance Trust is an essential part of your course and will prove invaluable when you are applying for a position as a registered Paramedic.As part of your educational journey, you will have the chance to use our bespoke indoor ambulance simulator, which will provide the opportunity to undertake realistic patient treatment scenarios that encompass an area of healthcare unique to the paramedic profession. It will also allow you to become familiar with the layout of an ambulance before you undertake clinical training placements with a paramedic mentor.Other features include:* Access to a range of books and articles related to paramedic sciences* Access to alternative clinical placement areas* Clinical skills labs which are equipped with a range of pre-hospital training equipment* Access to Advanced Life Support manikins and equipment* Access to our bespoke Health Sciences building which features the furnished interiors of two houses for realistic training scenarios* Service-user volunteers who play the part of patients to enhance scenario learning* Lectures from specialists in their field across the Nursing and Mental health spectrum, all with experience and special interests in pre-hospital care* As this course has been validated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), on completion you can apply to register as a Paramedic. This is a legal requirement to be able to call yourself a Paramedic and essential for employment in this role. **Key Course Benefits:*** Access to a range of books and articles related to paramedic sciences* The chance to use our bespoke indoor ambulance simulator, which will provide the opportunity to undertake realistic patient treatment scenarios that encompass an area of healthcare unique to the paramedic profession.* A long-standing collaboration with the West Midlands Ambulance Service Foundation Trust, who will provide you with placement provision and mentorship.* Access to Advanced Life Support manikins and equipment.* Service-user volunteers who play the part of patients to enhance scenario learning.* Access to a range of books and articles related to paramedic sciences.Lectures from specialists in their field across the Nursing and Mental health spectrum, all with experience and special interests in pre-hospital care.* Nationally renowned paramedic staff with both clinical and research expertise, a long-standing collaboration with the West Midlands Ambulance Service who provide support, placement provision and mentorship for students.* Access to alternative clinical placement areas.* Clinical skills labs which are equipped with a range of pre-hospital training equipment.* Access to our bespoke Health Sciences building which features the furnished interiors of two houses for realistic training scenarios.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    51st

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

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