Interprofessional Role of Cadaver Laboratory Experience in Paramedic Education at Creighton University

William Leggio, Joseph Lippert, Ian Kozlowski, Anthony Meyer, Michael Miller, Eric Ernest

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.32378/ijp.v4i2.179

Abstract

This brief report introduces and provides a reflection on the interprofessional role of an annual cadaver laboratory experience in the paramedic program at Creighton University, United States. Similar experiences in paramedic education have been noted to be beneficial in increasing paramedic student’s knowledge of anatomy and ability to perform procedures. Learners that participated in this report and reflection reported gains in their education and appreciation of other professions that support previous research on the topic and the value of this distinct experience. 


Keywords

paramedic; education; interprofessional; cadaver

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.32378/ijp.v4i2.179

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