Austin Parsons BSc (Hons), PGCertHE, Msc

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science

Key details

Austin Parsons

Senior Lecturer in Paramedic Science


Austin has been teaching on the Paramedic Science programme since June 2017. He is currently a module leader for the Year 3, Urgent Care for Paramedics module and the level 6, Paramedic Practice Educator CPD module. Alongside teaching across a wide range of subjects he is also a practice placement lead for the paramedic team.

Prior to joining the university, Austin worked for South East Coast Ambulance Service, initially as an Ambulance Technician, before progressing to the role of Paramedic and most recently as a Paramedic Practitioner specializing in urgent care and admission avoidance. During his time as a specialist paramedic, he has gained experience of working in a variety of settings including a GP surgery and various community teams and the 999-call center.

Responsibilities within the university

Austin is currently the module leader for the Year 3, Urgent Care for Paramedics module and the level 6, Paramedic Practice Educator CPD module. Alongside teaching across a wide range of subjects . He is also the practice placement lead for the paramedic team.

Recognition

  • HCPC
  • FHEA