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dc.contributor.authorJones, Danielle K.
dc.contributor.authorCapstick, Andrea
dc.contributor.authorFaisal, Muhammad
dc.contributor.authorFrankland, Joe
dc.date.accessioned2023-02-07T10:40:49Z
dc.date.accessioned2023-02-23T10:43:19Z
dc.date.available2023-02-07T10:40:49Z
dc.date.available2023-02-23T10:43:19Z
dc.date.issued2023-06
dc.identifier.citationJones D, Capstick A, Faisal M et al (2023) The impact of dementia education on student paramedics preparedness to care, knowledge, confidence, and attitudes towards dementia: an analytic survey. British Paramedic Journal. 8(1): 9-17.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10454/19329
dc.descriptionYesen_US
dc.description.abstractBackground: Paramedics play a vital role in the emergency health care of people living with dementia. People with dementia often have complex needs, posing challenges for paramedics. Paramedics often lack the confidence and skills to assess people with dementia appropriately and receive little, if any, dementia education. Aims: To evaluate the impact of dementia education on student paramedics preparedness to care, knowledge, confidence, and attitudes towards dementia. Methods: A 6-hour education programme on dementia was developed, implemented, and evaluated. A pre-test-post-test design using self-completion validated questionnaires was used to evaluate first year undergraduate student paramedics knowledge, confidence, and attitudes, towards dementia, as well as their preparedness to care for people with dementia. Results: Forty-three paramedic students attended the education programme with forty-one fully completed questionnaires being collected pre-training and thirty-two post-training. Students reported feeling significantly more preparedness to care for people with dementia after the education session (pen_US
dc.description.sponsorshipFunded by College of Paramedics, Research Grant Schemeen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherBritish Paramedic Journal
dc.rights© 2023 College of Paramedics. Reproduced in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.en_US
dc.subjectDementiaen_US
dc.subjectParamedicsen_US
dc.subjectStudentsen_US
dc.subjectEducationen_US
dc.subjectPreparednessen_US
dc.subjectKnowledgeen_US
dc.subjectConfidenceen_US
dc.subjectAttitudeen_US
dc.subjectResearch Development Fund Publication Prize Award
dc.titleThe impact of dementia education on student paramedics preparedness to care, knowledge, confidence, and attitudes towards dementia: an analytic surveyen_US
dc.status.refereedYesen_US
dc.date.application2023-06-01
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.type.versionAccepted manuscripten_US
dc.description.publicnotesResearch Development Fund Publication Prize Award winner, Feb 2023.
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.29045/14784726.2023.6.8.1.9
dc.rights.licenseUnspecifieden_US
dc.date.updated2023-02-07T10:40:58Z
refterms.dateFOA2023-02-23T10:43:58Z
dc.openaccess.statusopenAccessen_US


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