Currently a senior lecturer within the faculty, James coordinates the clinical assessment and capstone topics within the Bachelor of Paramedic Science.
James holds over 20 years health care experience which spans a range of Paramedic and Nursing roles and has performed within extended/advanced care positions within both disciplines (Emergecy Care Paramedic & Emergency Nurse Practitioner).
His current research interests are; fluid bolus therapy, and teaching assessment design
PhD Candidate (current)
Graduate Certificate Education (Higher Education) - Flinders University 2014
Bachelor Health Science Honours- Flinders University 2011
Advanced Life Support - Australian Resuscitation Council 2011
Grad Certificate Developing Autonomous Practice (Nurse Practitioner) - University of Hertfordshire 2003
Diploma Applied Science - Ambulance Studies - SA Ambulance Service
Bachelor of Nursing - University of South Australia 1992
2017 Edith Cowan University Prize. Best Paper on an Authentic Learning Environment. 2017 HERDSA Annual Conference. Sydney. "A bridge to being a practitioner: The role of pedagogical practice-in-context knowledge in the design, delivery and experience of a capstone subject. Houston, D., & Thompson, J.
2014 Executive Dean's Award Teaching Excellence
2013 Honours Poster Award 2nd Place "Exploring Paramedic Patient Assessment" Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR)
2012 National Runner Up - "Educational Performance" The Council of Ambulance Authorities Awards
Formerly an Extended Care Paramedic (UK) and Emergency Nurse Practitioner (UK)
Today James continues to work with SA Ambulance Service as a member of the Clinical Advisory Sub Committee, as well as running Minor Injury courses for the Emergency Care Paramedic Program.
James regularly delivers the "Advanced Clinical Assessment" education program for AUSMED, Australia wide
James is a reviewer for the Australasian Journal of Paramedicine.
Ten Network. "Paramedic Students Learn the Ropes" May 22, 2013
Flinders Press. "Flinders Paramedics face toughest test yet" October 23 2012
Nine Network News. Paramedic training. "Put to the test" October 22 2012
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