About

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.


Hypothermia: exploring causes and treatment options

The regulation of a patient's body temperature is a key part of a paramedic's duty during treatment. Preventing hypothermia by keeping a core body temperature above 35°C and providing sufficient warmi...


What's that rash? Key dermatological presentations for the paramedic

This article presents an overview of the additional aspects of history-taking that need to be considered when assessing patients presenting with a rash. This relies on strong underpinning anatomy and ...


Use of targeted temperature management post cardiac arrest

The term targeted temperature management (TTM) is used to describe the management of a patient's body temperature following cardiac arrest and has replaced the term therapeutic hypothermia. TTM has th...


Heart block as a complication of acute myocardial infarction: the anatomical and physiological mechanisms

Heart block (HB) is a recognised complication of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and is often a marker for increased mortality and morbidity. An appreciation of the anatomical and physiological mech...


Vital airway management skills when treating a pulmonary embolism

A pulmonary embolism (PE) is an occlusion of the pulmonary artery that occurs because of a thrombus originating from a deep vein thrombosis. In this CPD module, we will highlight key steps in performi...


Fundamentals of blood pressure measurement

This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) looks at how the body regulates blood pressure, what a healthy blood pressure is, how it should be measured and what happens when blood pressure rises or...

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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.

Contact

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.