About the Course

With this proof of learning course, you can add the second series of the Pre-Hospital Care Podcast to your CPD. 

During this series, Eoin and Rich covered a number of crucial topics for any paramedic or pre-hospital healthcare professional. They discuss:

  • The cardiac arrest, from the perspective of the survivor with Zoe Hitchcock
  • Traffic collision trauma with survivor and amputee, Dan Richards
  • Road safety for cyclists by collision survivor and activist Victoria Lebrec
  • How to heal a "moral injury" and how to enter flow state with Esther Murray
  • Leadership techniques and skill acquisition in pre-hospital care with Ben Clarke
  • The basics in legalities that pre-hospital professionals should know with Mark Faulkner


The free preview provides access to the podcast content. Buying full access unlocks assessment questions for each episode, which you can complete in order to earn the proof of learning certificate. The certificate is auto-generated and can be immediately downloaded and added to your CPD portfolio. 

(Full access to this and all other podcast proof of learning are included in the Medics.Academy premium subscription.)

About the Authors

Eoin Walker

Trauma Lead for World Extreme Medicine

Eoin Walker works as an Advanced Paramedic Practitioner for London Ambulance Service. He also works as the trauma lead for World Extreme Medicine. He has also completed 9 years on London's Air Ambulance as a flight paramedic. He also works for various NGO's within the humanitarian sector. Human Factors have been a common theme through all these institutions

Richard McGirr

Advanced Paramedic

Rich McGirr has almost 16 years of frontline experience. He spent 5 years as an Emergency Medical Technician, 11 as a paramedic, the last 5 of which have been spent as an Advanced Paramedic in Critical Care.

Course Curriculum

  • 1


    • Introduction to The Pre-Hospital Care Podcast

  • 2

    Episode 1

    • Zoe Hitchcock: Cardiac Arrest Survivor

    • Episode 1: Proof of Recall

  • 3

    Episode 2

    • Dan Richards: Motorcycle Collision Survivor & Amputee

    • Episode 2: Proof of Recall

  • 4

    Episode 3

    • Victoria Lebrec: Collision Survivor & Activist for Cyclist Safety in London

    • Episode 3: Proof of Recall

  • 5

    Episode 4

    • Esther Murray (Part 1): How to Take Care of Yourself After a Moral Injury

    • Episode 4: Proof of Recall

  • 6

    Episode 5

    • Esther Murray (Part 2): The Flow State in Healthcare

    • Episode 5: Proof of Recall

  • 7

    Episode 6

    • Ben Clarke (Part 1): Leadership Techniques in Pre-Hospital Care

    • Episode 6: Proof of Recall

  • 8

    Episode 7

    • Ben Clarke (Part 2): Deliberate Practice in Pre-Hospital Care

    • Episode 7: Proof of Recall

  • 9

    Episode 8

    • Mark Faulkner: Defanging the Coroner’s Court for Paramedics

    • Episode 8: Proof of Recall