Haley is a qualified and professionally registered paramedic, nurse & midwife with experience in both rural and metropolitan areas. Haley is a dually qualified Extended Care (ECP) and Intensive Care Paramedic (ICP) and a team member of AUSMAT (Australian Medical Assistance Teams).
Haley has had varied clinical nursing & midwifery experience. She has worked in a wide variety of nursing settings and across the scope of midwifery in both high-risk hospital settings and in planned home birth models. Haley is also an IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) working in private practice.
Haley has a passion for incorporating her passion and love for Paramedicine and midwifery, opening paramedics to new perspectives in supporting normal birth physiology and maternal emergencies.
Haley has taught within Paramedicine programs with varying universities and transitioned across to Charles Sturt University in 2021. Haley lectures predominately in the post graduate space within the Masters of Paramedicine and Graduate Diploma of Clinical Practice (Paramedicine).
Her teaching philosophy uses a variety of pedagogies to foster a learning environment that promotes curious minds. Using social constructivism, she incorporates problem-based and experiential learning exercises encouraging critical thinking and reflection, assisting in developing students as lifelong learners who evolve as competent, ethical and adaptable professionals.
Haley is currently teaching Populations with Special Needs (APS403) & Paramedic Intensive Care for Paediatrics (PHC401).
Haley has varied research interests, including out-of-hospital birth, client/patient experience and newborn resuscitation. Currently, she is involved in research projects about student preparedness for paramedic placement, the impact of COVID on the experience of birth & First Nations experiences of childbirth in the prehospital environment.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
B Nursing, Charles Sturt University
B Clinical Practice (Paramedic), Charles Sturt University
Grad Cert Intensive Care Paramedic Studies, Charles Sturt University
Grad Dip Midwifery, Charles Sturt University
- Out-of-hopsital birth
- Birthing woman's experience
- Interpersonal communication development
- Paramedic education
- Newborn resuscitation
- Client/patient experience
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