Dr Cyle Sprick

Senior Lecturer

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre Building (5E:110.2)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Before moving to Australia in 2000, Cyle worked for Oceaneering Space Systems (a NASA contractor) designing and building cryogenic (liquid air) based life support systems for astronaut training, firefighters and haz-mat workers. He also worked on the design of a liquid oxygen based life support system for the Mars mission space suit, and various robotic projects.

Cyle was a Paramedic Team Leader for the League City EMS near Houston Texas, and has been a practicing Paramedic with the SA Ambulance Service since moving to Australia.

Cyle now co-Topic Coordinates MD Year 4 and teaches Acute Care skills across all 4 years of the MD primarily using simulation.

  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering - Clinical Simulation from Flinders University 2010
  • BS in Physics and Scientific Instrumentation and Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University 1990
  • Licensed Paramedic - State of Texas (expired)
  • Paramedic - South Australian Ambulance Service
Honours, awards and grants
ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning 2011
Executive Deans Teaching Award 2010
Key responsibilities

Clinical Simulation
Topic coordinator MD Year 4
Acute Care skills across all 4 years of the MD

Mahara coordination for the MD Learning Coach program

ARC ALS1/2 Instructor trainer

Topic coordinator
Topic lecturer
MMED9251 Acute Care
MMED9350 Detariorating Patients
MMED9351 Advanced Life Support
Supervisory interests
Medical simulation
Medical simulation for enhanced clinical skills medical training
Robotic and biomedical engineering
Simulation development
Expert for media contact
Engineering - Biomedical
Clinical Skills and Simulation
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  • Engineering - Biomedical
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