Oliver Smith

Clinical Skills Tutor, BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Faculty:Faculty of Medical Science

Location: Chelmsford, Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Paramedic science

Courses taught: Paramedic Science

Oli is a graduate paramedic from the University of Hertfordshire. He currently works clinically within London as a frontline paramedic and is involved with the practical delivery of several modules within the Paramedic Science course as a Clinical Skills Tutor.

Background

Oli joined Anglia Ruskin in October 2015 as a Clinical Skills Tutor. He currently works 4 days a week across both Chelmsford and Cambridge campuses and leads the practical delivery of Patient Assessment and Management II.

As a clinician, Oli works within London Ambulance NHS Trust in addition to private and voluntary work. Within the Trust Oli, also provides mentorship to Paramedic undergraduate students and holds a Practice Placement Educator qualification. He has also undertaken associated extra-curricular courses such as the Expedition & Wildness Medical Course. In the winter of 2015 Oli volunteered within the Jungle Migrant Camp in Calais providing medical assistance and vaccinations to the camp’s population.

Oli holds a variety of clinical interests, with focuses upon Human Factors in practice and care of the critically unwell medical patient. Upon completion of his PGCE, Oli intends to complete an MSc in Critical Care.<[>

Spoken Languages

English

Research interests

  • Human Factors and Crew Resource Management
  • Clinical Decision Making
  • Medicine in the Austere Environment
  • Effective Simulation

Teaching

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BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science and DipHE Paramedic Studies

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (Higher Education) (Current) - Anglia Ruskin University
  • Practice Placement Educator (Level 3) – London Ambulance Service – University of Greenwich
  • Paramedic Science – BSc (Hons). University of Hertfordshire

Memberships, editorial boards

  • College of Paramedics
  • HCPC