This micro skills course aims to raise awareness of how we think and how this in turn can impact upon the service user and others.

Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Yes, on completion
Course Code
Content Provider
College of Paramedics

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. Recognise that we make many decisions throughout the day, both clinical and non-clinical
  2. Develop an awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of our individual thought processes
  3. Identify elements that can impact upon your decision making process
  4. Explain the Yerkes-Dodson Law and Chimp Paradox theory to enable continuous professional development

Course provided in association with


  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.