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Paramedic and emergency healthcare subject guide: Online Teaching and Learning Resources

A guide to library and information resources for paramedic students and students who need information on emergency medicine and healthcare

A-Z Databases

We have collected together a list of online teaching and learning resources that have either been purchased or made available during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy mobile and offsite access

Select 'UK access management' for Federation and St George's, University of London as the institution.
You can access the exams (the quiz section) and save your favourites by registering for a personal account


Allied Health Professionals offsite access - log in using your SGUL username and password

Online archive to paramedic and other selected AHP journals including full text access to the Journal of Paramedic Practice.


BMJ Learning - COVID-19 Supporting online courses

In response to the rapidly evolving challenges posed by COVID-19, BMJ Learning are providing free access to their most relevant CPD online courses to update and refresh clinical knowledge for those supporting our healthcare systems in the fight against COVID-19. You will need to register for a free BMJ Learning account for access. Courses are available in: Covid-19 treatment, Fast tracked students; Return to practice; Wellbeing


Books@Ovid offsite access

Requires login using SGUL username and password.


CINAHL Plus (EBSCO) offsite access

Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature. Primarily concerned with nursing, but approximately 35% of articles are related to allied health disciplines.


Cite them right online offsite access - log in using your SGUL username and password

St George’s, University of London uses the publication Cite them Right (Pears, R. and Shields, G. (2019) Cite them right: the essential referencing guide. 11th edn. London: Palgrave) for all guidance on how to use Harvard. It also contains information on the Vancouver system, and some other popular referencing systems.


Ebook Central e-books offsite access


ProQuest has partnered with more than 150 publishers to support libraries in providing unlimited access to Ebook Central holdings for all patrons – at no extra charge. ProQuest Ebook Central customers impacted by COVID-19 get unlimited access to all owned titles from these publishers through mid-June.

The enhanced access to these e-books has been provided free of charge by the publisher/vendor for a limited & indefinite period during the covid-19 health crisis.


Health Education England - e-learning Resources on COVID-19

A regularly updated list of e-learning opportunities to support front-line NHS staff during the COVID-19 outbreak. Contains generic as well as healthcare group-specific free learning material.


HEE e-LfH Resources for Nurses, Midwives and AHPs

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has launched additional pathways to support Allied Health Professionals, Midwives and Nurses during the Covid-19 response. There are resources to support statutory and mandatory training, returning to work, being redeployed or up-skilled, newly registered professionals and students.


Medline (EBSCO) offsite access

From US National Library of Medicine. Covers clinical medicine, including the allied health fields. Includes biological and physical sciences and humanities where they relate to health care.


RefWorks - SGUL staff and students

In order to produce accurate references, you’ll need to record the details of all the information you find. Reference management software can help you manage your sources. At St George’s, we have an institutional subscription to the reference management tool RefWorks (available to St George’s, University of London staff and students only).