The platform is brought to you by MA Healthcare, publishers of Journal of Paramedic Practice. It provides regular modules, drawn from our archive of peer-reviewed clinical content, which will stimulate thought and reflection, test your knowledge and help you fulfil your CPD activity.

It also includes an online portfolio, so you can easily record evidence of your documented CPD hours.

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Here’s a selection of our latest articles and educational presentations. Login to see more. We’re adding new content regularly, so if you don’t find what you want straight away, chances are it will be coming soon.

Paramedic administration of blood products to improve outcomes for trauma patients

Early blood transfusion for a trauma patient experiencing a major haemorrhage significantly improves their chance of survival before they reach hospital. While providing out-of-hospital blood transfus...

Decision making in prehospital and paramedic practice: part 2

This second module explores in some detail a number of concepts that can be related to decision-making in prehospital practice. It discusses the concepts of intuition and analysis and the role these a...

Decision making in prehospital and paramedic practice: part 1

This first continuing professional development article in this 2-part series on decision-making explores this process in prehospital and paramedic practice and the complex world of how clinicians make...

Patient-centred prescribing, autonomy and concordance

This article will focus on patient-centred prescribing, autonomy and concordance. Patient-centred prescribing means putting the patient at the centre of everything we do as clinicians. Autonomy means ...

Transport decisions: acute coronary syndrome and high-risk electrocardiograms

Patients experiencing a high-risk non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction are likely to benefit from prehospital medical contact, transport to a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) centre and earl...

α1-adrenoceptor antagonists and 5α-reductase inhibitors for urinary tract symptoms in benign prostatic hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a condition that develops in the majority of men and is by some estimates is the most prevalent of all minor ailments. A healthily functioning prostate is important for...

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Frequently asked questions

What is Paramedic Practice CPD?

Paramedic Practice CPD is a service from the publisher of the Journal of Paramedic Practice. It includes articles covering the full range of pre-hospital care, which have been enhanced to provide opportunities for reflection on your own practice, as well as an online portfolio to record your learning.

Is my data secure?

We take the security of your data very seriously. Paramedic Practice CPD is hosted in a state-of-the-art data storage system, protected by high-level security protocols. Access to your data is via your private login only. You can add access via your institutional login, but only you can see your data.

How do I access Paramedic Practice CPD

Check out our YouTube channel for how-to videos for registration and login.

Simply complete a short registration form to create your personal account. You will then have free access to the portfolio and a selection of free CPD content.

Access to the complete range of CPD content requires a subscription to one of MA Healthcare’s veterinary journals. If you have a journal subscription and wish to activate your Paramedic Practice CPD account, please contact our customer service team or phone 0800 137201.

Your practice or institution may have subscribed to this resource on your behalf. Go to the institutional login page and enter your institution's name to find out, or you can ask directly at cpdlaunchpad@markallengroup.com or phone 0800 137201.

You will still have to complete a short registration in order to access the benefits of a personal account.

What is the cost of using Paramedic Practice CPD?

Registration and use of the online portfolio is free for subscribers to any UK-Vet publication.

If you want access to all the CPD on the site, you will need to subscribe to one of the UK-Vet journals, or be at a subscribing institution. Visit Magsubscriptions.com to see the latest offers.


For all customer support issues, contact our support team or call 0800 137201.

If you are a practice teacher or lecturer who would like to contribute CPD content, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our editorial team to discuss your proposal.

To tell us what you think or suggest a topic, simply fill in our feedback form.