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Mr Paul Burke

School: Allied Health, Midwifery and Social Care

Job Title: Senior Lecturer

Email: P.Burke@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Phone: 07796274895

Biography

Paul joined the London Ambulance Service in 1984 and worked as an 'I&I' QAM (locally trained paramedic). In 1990, with the introduction of the first national paramedic scheme, he qualified as a paramedic and moved into a clinical training role at the NHS London Regional Training Centre. He held several part-time university posts before joining Kingston & St George's as a full-time lecturer in 2004.

Paul currently teaches on a number of modules in, and is placements lead for, the FdSc Paramedic Science. He is also module leader for Paramedic Portfolio 1.

Paul works part-time in practice as a specialist paramedic clinical advisor for the KMSS NHS111 service. He is a member of the South East Ambulance Practice Education Group.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • PgCert, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • BSc(Hons), Psychology
  • Ambulance Service Institute Associate
  • Institute of Training and Development Member
  • NHSTA , Ambulance Tutor
  • Licentiate, , Ambulance Service Institute
  • NHSTA, Millar Certificate

Professional experience

  • 2004 - present
    Senior Lecturer in Emergency Care, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
  • 2002 - 2004
    Senior Lecturer in Pre-Hospital Emergency Care, University of Hertfordshire
  • 1990 - 2004
    Paramedic Training Officer , London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • 1996 - 1997
    Visiting Fellow in Paramedic Science , University of Hertfordshire
  • 1984 - 1990
    Ambulance Technician/Paramedic , London Ambulance Service

Professional registration and membership

  • Paramedic, Health and Care Professions Council (formerly CPSM)

Research interests

The relationship between knowledge (structure and type) and diagnostic competence. Hear and Treat