Standing out from the crowd: improving employability through peer programs and continuing professional development in undergraduate paramedic programs
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Keywords

employability
peer program
continuing professional development
CPD

How to Cite

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Long DN, Hobbs L. Standing out from the crowd: improving employability through peer programs and continuing professional development in undergraduate paramedic programs. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine [Internet]. 2020Jul.23 [cited 2020Aug.9];17. Available from: https://ajp.paramedics.org/index.php/ajp/article/view/838

Abstract

This commentary discusses two valuable extracurricular opportunities that exist for undergraduate paramedic students to further develop the attributes and capabilities necessary for becoming more competitive in gaining graduate employment in Australian ambulance services. The authors propose that participation in peer programs and CPD while at university offer a relatively simple, cost-effective and equitable opportunity for students to improve their competitiveness for employment with Australian ambulance services.

https://doi.org/10.33151/ajp.17.838
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