Ambulance clinical placements - a pilot study of students' experience

Malcolm James Boyle, Brett Anthony Williams, Jennifer Cooper, Bridget Adams, Kassie Alford

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Undergraduate paramedic students undertake clinical placements in a variety of locations. These placements are considered an essential element for paramedic pre-employment education. However, anecdotal evidence suggests some students have not had positive experiences on their emergency ambulance placements. The objective of this study was to identify the type of experiences had by students during ambulance clinical placements and to provide feedback to the ambulance services
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 6
Number of pages6
JournalBMC Medical Education
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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Boyle, M. J., Williams, B. A., Cooper, J., Adams, B., & Alford, K. (2008). Ambulance clinical placements - a pilot study of students' experience. BMC Medical Education, 8(10), 1 - 6.