Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Robin Pap (NDipEMC, BTechEMC, HDipHET, MScMed) is a lecturer in paramedicine at Western Sydney University and a PhD candidate at University of Adelaide. Robin’s current teaching focuses on the ECG interpretation and treatment of cardiac dysrhythmias, pain assessment and analgesia, prehospital management of major trauma as well as measurement of ambulance services’ clinical performance. His PhD project aims to develop and test indicators of prehospital care quality.
Robin is involved in research projects investigating:
- Measurement of prehospital care quality
- Teaching quality improvement to paramedicine students
- Paramedic situational awareness
- Infection control in ambulance services
- Guidance for prehospital case reports
- Quality assurance of patient report forms
Date Position Institution name 2016 Lecturer Western Sydney University 2014 - 2016 Lecturer and Course Coordinator Australian Catholic University 2013 - 2014 Lead Consultant Paramedic Hamad Medical Corportaion Ambulance Service 2011 - 2013 Clinical Manager and Critical Care Flight Paramedic Hamad Medical Corporation Ambulance Service 2008 - 2011 Lecturer and Course Coordinator Cape Peninsula University of Technology 2006 - 2008 Paramedic (Emergency Care Practitioner) - Casual ER24 2006 - 2008 Paramedic (Emergency Care Practitioner) Western Cape Department of Health 2004 - 2006 Paramedic (Advanced Life Support) South African Paramedic Services
Date Institution name Country Title — University of the Witwatersrand South Africa Master of Science in Medicine (Emergency Medicine) — Cape Peninsula University of Technology South Africa Higher Diploma in Higher Education and Training — Durban University of Technology South Africa Bachelor of Technology in Emergency Medical Care — Durban University of Technology South Africa National Diploma in Emergency Medical Care (cum laude)
Year Citation 2019 Pap, R., & Van Loggerenberg, C. (2019). A comparison of airway management devices in simulated entrapment-trauma: A prospective manikin study. International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 12(1), 15.
2019 Lockwood, C., dos Santos, K., & Pap, R. (2019). Practical Guidance for Knowledge Synthesis: Scoping Review Methods. Asian Nursing Research, 13(5), 287-294.
2018 Pap, R., Lockwood, C., Stephenson, M., & Simpson, P. (2018). Indicators to measure prehospital care quality: a scoping review. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16(11), 2192-2223.
DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
2018 Pap, R., Shabella, L., Morrison, A., Simpson, P., & Williams, D. (2018). Teaching improvement science to paramedicine students: Protocol for a systematic scoping review. Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 6 pages.
2017 Pap, R., Lockwood, C., Stephenson, M., & Simpson, P. (2017). Indicators to measure pre-hospital care quality: A scoping review protocol. JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 15(6), 1537-1542.
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2019 - ongoing Co-Supervisor The development of a checklist for assessing the completion of patient report forms by paramedics in South Africa Durban University of Technology — Master Part Time Robert McKenzie
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2017 - ongoing Member Research Committee Australian & New Zealand College of Paramedicine Australia
Date Role Membership Country 2017 - ongoing Member International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) Ireland 2014 - ongoing Member Australian & New Zealand College of Paramedicine (ANZCP) Australia
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