The ALTC-funded project on Standards and Quality Indicators for Best Practice in Paramedic and Inter-Professional Experiential Practica has been successfully completed. The project team, Richard Brightwell (PA/VP), Moira Sim, Bill Lord, Brian Maguire and Lisa Holmes, thank all participants for their excellent contributions that have enabled the project objectives to be achieved as planned. The […]
The standards survey has now closed and the results will be analysed and embedded in the final report. Thank you to those of you who participated, your contributions are highly valued! To find out more about this project, and follow news and activities visit the ALTC project pages.
The project continues to progress, we are now asking for assistance from stakeholders, in the completion of a survey. This survey involves the ranking of a set of draft standards in order to identify those which are relevant to the development of placement agreements with agencies that may provide opportunities for paramedic students’ clinical learning. […]
The ALTC Project Team looking at Standards and Quality Indicators for Best Practice in Paramedic and Inter-Professional Experiential Practica have continued their work behind the scenes. The team have been focusing on a set of standards for paramedic experiential inter-professional clinical practice at undergraduate level. A document, describing the initial standards and an outline of […]
Due to unforseen circumstances the project has now been extended and will be completed by June 2014. We are currently working on the following: The literature review is now being finalised and will be published in due course. Suggested standards of best practice for intra and inter-professional experiential practica in paramedical programs are being developed. […]
All interviews have now been conducted and transcribed. The data has been analysed and early findings show an agreed need for universal standards for sourcing and organising of placements.