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Mr Matt Hurwood

Paramedic Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Paramedical, Perioperative and Advanced Practice

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of York)
  • PGCert (University of Hull)
  • MA (University of Hull)

Summary

Matt's clinical background is in both prehospital and perioperative care, as a dual-registered paramedic and operating department practitioner.

He has significant healthcare experience with a passion for prehospital critical care. The majority of Matt's paramedic career was spent with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service's Hazardous Area Response Team, where he was one of the clinical leads.

Matt is currently working towards an MA in Education.

Undergraduate

BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

Module Lead:

Anatomy & Physiology for Paramedics

Clinical Practice Education 2

Management of the Critically Ill Patient in Prehospital Care

Teach & supervise on:

Clinical Practice Education 1

Foundations of Professional Practice

Professional & Contemporary Issues in Professional Practice

Clinical Assessment & Examination

Acute Prehospital Care

Clinical Pharmacology for Paramedics

Clinical Practice Education 3

Research Project (Dissertation)

Placement Liaison for BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science

MSc Advanced Practice

Teach on:

Clinical Assessment and Examination (Theory)

Miscellaneous Programmes

Teach & supervise on:

Learning for the Workplace (University Certificate Level 4)

Nursing the Person with Deteriorating Health (Nursing Level 5)

Research interests

Prehospital critical care with a focus on effective trauma management.

Decision making and interagency working.

Mentoring and mentorship - experiential learning.

Post-incident traumatic care.

Clinical role

ITMMiF & ATMMiF Tutor (Instructor Candidate in Training)

2019

Instructor Candidate for the Football Association (FA), covering both the Intermediate Trauma Medical Management in Football (ITMMiF) & Advanced Trauma Medical Management in Football (ATMMiF) courses.

External examiner role

External Examiner

2019 - 2023

External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Paramedicine, DipHE Associate Ambulance Practice & CertHE Emergency Medical Care

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

MCPara

2015

Member of the College of Paramedics

HCPC Paramedic

2010

Health & Care Professions Council registered Paramedic

HCPC Operating Department Practitioner

2004

Health & Care Professions Council registered Operating Department Practitioner

Scholarship role

PreHospital Trauma Life Support Instructor

2019

PreHospital Trauma Life Support Instructor - PHTLS Faculty Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

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