Sara has been succesfully appointed to our new PEF role within the academy and we are looking forward to you all meeting her. With regards to her role we have decided to provide you with the following information to help you understand the role of a PEF (Practice Education Facilitator):
This new role is designed to contribute to the learning environment in Primary Care by providing support, educational input and development activities, to enhance the role of mentor as well as ensuring that students are given a worthwhile learning experience during placements. This innovative post will enhance and assist in the development of a learning environment where both education and lifelong learning are seen as integral to clinical practice.
All Practice Education Facilitators are experienced clinical staff, who are committed to the education and continuing professional development of mentors. They will support nurses and midwives by further developing communication networks between all stakeholders.
The Academy provides placements students in collaboration with our local universities, in the Greater Manchester catchment area. The placements we provide are:
All students on placement will be able to contact the practice education facilitator (PEF) who will help support them during placements,
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Paramedics are highly trained, degree-level professionals. They have been first responders in a variety of situations, they also see the same types of patients as GP's, and are experts at keeping patients at home and linked to various community teams. If you are interested in offering a paramedic a placement in your practice –get in touch.
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