Robin Pap

Robin Pap

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
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  • Appointments

    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
  • Education

    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)
  • Research Interests

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  • 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
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Member Research Committee Australian & New Zealand College of Paramedicine Australia
  • Memberships

    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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