Experiences in becoming a paramedic : a qualitative study examining the professional socialisation of university qualified paramedics

Devenish, Anthony Scott (2014) Experiences in becoming a paramedic : a qualitative study examining the professional socialisation of university qualified paramedics. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis used qualitative methods to investigate the professional socialisation of university educated paramedics from Australia and the United Kingdom. The study tested existing professional socialisation theories, taken from other health disciplines, against the paramedical context and developed of a specific model depicting the professional socialisation of university educated paramedics.

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ID Code: 78442
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Clark, Michele & Fleming, MaryLou
Keywords: Ambulance Paramedic, Anticipatory Socialisation, Formal Socialisation, Internship Paramedic, Marginalisation, Paramedic Science Degree, Post-Formal Socialisation, Post-Internship Socialisation, Professional Socialisation , Qualified Paramedic
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 28 Nov 2014 05:39
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 22:57

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