Gemma Boden

Gemma Boden BSc

Gemma Boden

Gemma Boden

Clinical Education Facilitator

Department of Adult Nursing and Paramedic Science

Faculty of Education and Health

Gemma Boden is a Clinical Education Facilitator in the Department of Adult Nursing and Paramedic Science at the University of Greenwich.

Gemma is a registered paramedic and has enjoyed various roles within the London Ambulance Service for the last 12 years. These include Operational A&E Front Line Response, Clinical Hub, Solo Responder and varied management roles.

He interests within the role of Paramedic and Education Facilitator are within medical emergency genre – such as Cardiovascular system and interpreting symptoms and electrocardiograms.

Originally studying a Mathematics & Mechanics degree at Queens University, Belfast, Gemma soon decided she had more to give than a career in accounting and so retrained as a paramedic.

Posts Held Previously:
  • April 2016-Present, Clinical Education Facilitator, University of Greenwich
  • October 2004-April 2016, A&E Operations, London Ambulance Service

Gemma works in the Department of Adult Nursing and Paramedic Science as a Clinical Education Facilitator. This is a new role within the department, developed to consolidate academic teaching with clinical expertise to benefit the students.

The role varies between teaching theory, facilitating practical demonstrations and lessons. Duties will also include practicing and assessing simulations, marking & moderating and also having an active role in students' personal development through personal tutor group sessions.

Gemma's special interest lies in Patient Assessment; gaining as much history as possible and using assessment tools to gain a better understanding of differential diagnosis in a pre-hospital environment.