Personal profile

Personal profile

Rob has been a professional Paramedic for 27 years having worked and trained in Sydney, The Central Coast, Newcastle, Port Macquarie & Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.

He joined NSW Ambulance as a Registered Nurse looking for something a little more dynamic and exciting in 1993.

Since then he has been involved in multiple clinical and management roles in varied settings throughout NSW including participation in the proof of concept trial of Extended Care Paramedic Practice in 2008.

In 2016 Rob moved to the United Arab Emirates to take up a full-time Clinical Educators role. During his time there he also trained and completed certification & licensure to international Emergency Medical Technician Advanced level. As well as his teaching role with CSU Rob continues to practice as an ECP with ASNSW.

Rob is an early career researcher who is presently working on a PhD research project which examines Mental Health Education within Paramedicine.

Research Interests

Mental Health Education in Paramedicine

Adult Learning & Education

Scholarship of Teaching & Learning

Management of Trauma in Pre-Hospital Care

Extended Scopes of Practice in Paramedicine


Rob is currently the subject Convenor for two subjects at CSU in Paramedic program, which involve the Advanced management of Trauma and Integrated WorkPlace learning.

Additionally, he consults for numerous other subjects.

Education/Academic qualification

Clinical Education, Graduate Certificate, Flinders University


Award Date: 27 Aug 2020

Paramedicine, Diploma Paramedical Science, HLT51015, Talisium Health Education


Award Date: 01 Jun 2018

Paramedicine, Diploma Paramedical Science, NSW Ambulance


Award Date: 01 Apr 2000

Nursing, Diploma of Health Science, University of Newcastle


Award Date: 01 Jan 1992

Clinical Education, Doctor of Philosophy, Australian Paramedic Mental Health Education, Flinders University

Jan 2020Jan 2025

External positions

Peer Reviewer, Australasian Journal of Paramedicine

2018 → …

Extended Care Paramedic Specialist, NSW Ambulance

13 Sept 199301 Jan 2021

Subject keywords

  • Paramedicine
  • Mental Health
  • Education
  • Workplace Learning
  • Clinical Practice
  • Pre-Hospital Care


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