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.

Managing ambiguity and uncertainty in clinical decision-making

Ambiguity and uncertainty are unavoidable elements of clinical practice. Although they can cause discomfort for both clinicians and patients, they can also be used to positive effect ensuring safer cl...

Comparison of buccal midazolam and rectal diazepam for seizures in children

buccal midazolam and rectal diazepam are used as first-line drugs to control seizures in children. Immediate treatment and management of a continuing seizure is vital to ensure its safe, effective and...

Effects of nebulised beta-2 agonists on clinical observations in asthma exacerbations

Despite concerns over their side effects, short-acting beta-2 agonists are still used in high doses in prehospital care internationally to treat asthma exacerbations. This systematic review set out to...

Stroke: aetiology, identification, management and the future

Stroke is a significant clinical event and a medical emergency. More than 100 000 individuals in the UK experience a stroke annually, with one in four strokes occurring in people of working age. Strok...

Rhabdomyolysis and elderly fallers

Elderly people who have fallen make up a large proportion of the ambulance workload: falls and fall-related injuries are prevalent within the older population, with half of those aged >80 years fal...

Understanding the risks associated with obesity and bariatrics

There has been an increase in the number of overweight patients over the last two decades. This article describes the differences between people who are overweight, obese or bariatric and explores how...

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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.