'Bridging the gap, between Education and Practice'

2014 Programme


08.30-09.15     Registration


09.15-09.30     Welcome Address


09.30-10.00     Zip it! What student Paramedics really think about practice placements

                        Vince Clarke | Principal Paramedic Tutor, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

10.00-10.30     Hypovolaemic traumatic cardiorespiratory arrest (TCRA) - hands off and address the issues

                        Andy Thomas | Flight Sergeant & Academic Research Fellow (Paramedic), James Cook University Hospital

10.30-11.00     Understanding student Paramedic fitness to practice - a simulated case study approach

                        Julie-Ann Hayes | Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing & Allied Health, Liverpool John Moores University

11.00-11.45     Morning Coffee, Trade Stands and Practical Sessions

11.45-12.15     Turning disgruntlement into improvement!

                        Dr Francesca Cleugh | Locum Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

12.15-13.00     The compressions are excellent, but what about the rest?

                        Dave Halliwell | Managing Director, MDT Global Solutions

13.00-13.10     Presentation from Medic Now Ltd, Gold Sponsor


13.10-14.15     Lunch, Trade Stands and Practical Sessions

14.15-14.45     Saving lives with research: how to use the evidence! 

                        Danielle Gray & Jonathan Street | Graduate Paramedics & Organisers, UKSPC

14.45-15.15     How to help someone experiencing mental distress

     Dawn Pritchard | Mental Health Service User and Visiting Lecturer


15.15-16.00     Afternoon Coffee, Trade Stands and Practical Sessions

16.00-16.30     More than just a Paramedic: opportunities beyond the Ambulance Service

                        Mark Turner | Paramedic (aka AfricaParamedic)

16.30-16.45     Poster competition results (and prize giving!)



16.45-17.00     Closing Address

                        UKSPC Team

The programme may be subject to change without notice

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