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Ramping is real, and the sooner we set our students up for success in navigating this new way of working, the better. Are the ways in which we can make ramping beneficial for personal and professional development? Read on into author Tammie Bullard's research on this important topic.

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I remember my graduation so vividly. I remember thinking as my light blue epaulets slid onto my shoulders, - “holy shit George we actually did it, we made it” After being told at university for 3 consecutive years our chances of getting a job were less than 1/10, After applying for jobs all over the place...

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One of the greatest things that starting this podcast has taught me, has been to get out of my comfort zone. The timeline from the idea of starting the podcast and getting the first episode released, was all but 8 weeks. There was no time to doubt the idea, no time to worry about getting the first episodes perfect, no time to worry what other people thought.

 

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Going on placement as a student paramedic can be an exciting but daunting experience! Being involved in clinical situations wiwith a limited knowledge base, it can be tricky to know just how to prepare! Theodore from Student Paramedics on Instagram recently chatted with Dan from The Flat Line and shared his recommendations on how students should prepare for placement.   Here's a transcript of their chat:   What did you do to prepare? I prepared by not letting everyone know how excited I actually was! Genuinely, I was stoked to be there. There was an entire year of anticipation for this event!...

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Everyone needs a way to unwind and relax. For me, this is exercise and blogging.

My name is Daniel Watts and I am a second-year student paramedic and part time blogger.

MyMedEquip reached out to me and asked me about key components to getting started blogging! Here is my answer:

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