Paramedics (FCP)

Updates

National HEI First Contact Practice webinar (HEE)
Tuesday 31 August: Book here

E-Learning:

Health Education England worked in partnership with the College of Paramedics to develop new sessions in the Public Health for Paramedics module. The module itself provides an introduction to the principles and practice of Public Health, designed to equip paramedics with the knowledge and understanding which will enable them to contribute more effectively to the Public Health agenda. 

 

The new sessions focuses on Health Protection – Toxidrome and Infectious Disease. 

 

Existing sessions include: 

  • Introduction to Public Health 
  • Health Protection 
  • Health Promotion 
  • Wider Determinants of Health 
  • Healthcare Public Health 
  • Social Prescribing 

 This CPD module will be useful for experienced paramedics, students or assistant practitioners. The interactive, online sessions can be accessed on a variety of mobile devices and take approximately 20 minutes to complete.    

 

To register for this elearning module, or for more information, please visit the Paramedics programme page.   

 

For more information, please visit the Paramedics programme page.

Health Education England elearning for healthcare (HEE elfh) worked in partnership with the College of Paramedics to develop 2 new sessions in the Long Term Conditions for Paramedics module. The module has been developed to support paramedics knowledge and skills in treating and managing long term conditions. 

The new sessions are Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure. 

 

Existing sessions include, but are not limited to 

  • Asthma 
  • Diabetes 
  • Epilepsy 
  • Heart Failure 
  • Living with Stroke 
  • Why Falls and Frailty Matter 

This CPD module will be useful for experienced paramedics, students or assistant practitioners. The interactive, online sessions can be accessed on a variety of mobile devices and take approximately 20 minutes to complete. 

HEE launches new roadmap for paramedic careers

Health Education England has developed a new pathway to help paramedics advance their careers.
The ‘roadmap to practice’ outlines the skills and attributes needed to help paramedics become first contact practitioners (FCPs) or advanced practitioners (APs).

View the full Roadmap here.