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Qualification: Paramedic (no legal status)

Paramedic (no legal status)

Qualification Information

The candidate:

  • plans, prepares, performs and controls own work,
  • makes rational use of energy, material and time,
  • protects health and the environment,
  • participates in a professional team, communicates with co-workers, patients and patients' relatives,
  • uses modern information and telecommunications technologies,
  • prepares self, the ambulance, the patient compartment and ambulance equipment,
  • collects the patient, transports him/her to the final location and hands him/her over for further care,
  • provides first aid and emergency medical aid to the patient; in this context performs basic resuscitation procedures and uses a (semi-)automatic defibrillator,
  • documents all incidents and procedures from receiving the emergency call to handing over the patient at the final location.

 

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The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

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VALIDATION

During the counselling process, the candidate prepares a portfolio. The relevant committee assesses the portfolio and recognises the catalogue content in part or in full. If the committee is unable to recognise all catalogue content, it assigns tasks to the candidate for verification.

METHOD OF VERIFICATION

Practical verification with an oral presentation.

 

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  • Secondary technical qualification of healthcare technician and professional examination in healthcare,
  • one year of work experience in the healthcare field,
  • category B driving licence,
  • medical examination.

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Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant collection of the national reference point for vocational qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, enterprises, inter-enterprise training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc.

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Secondary technical qualification of healthcare technician and professional examination in healthcare,
  • one year of work experience in the healthcare field,
  • category B driving licence,
  • medical examination.
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The candidate demonstrates attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.