Tom is the director of the Centre of Excellence in Paramedic Practice. This involves leading the paramedic provision within the University of Cumbria. The Centre sits within the university's Institute of Health (IoH) and Tom is part of the IoH Senior Leadership Team. Tom works directly with ambulance services and other key partners to develop institutional and educational partnerships. Previously Tom has worked as a senior lecturer as a programme lead for undergraduate and post-graduate programmes. Tom still teaches across the programmes and provide Msc Dissertation supervision. Tom is currently completing his PhD in Education at Lancaster University and is focusing on Technology Enhance Learning.
Qualifications and memberships
BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practice
PgC Academic Practice
PgC Evidence Based Practice
Msc Paramedic Education
Academic and research interests
Technology Enhanced Learning
Social Learning Theory
Feltham, Christina, Foster, Julie, Davidson, Tom and Ralph, Stewart (2016) Student midwives and paramedic students' experiences of shared learning in pre-hospital childbirth. Nurse Education Today, 41 . pp. 73-78.
Recent external roles
St George's University Bsc Paramedic Science External Examiner
College of Paramedic Forum for Higher Education in Paramedic Science (FHEPS) member
End Point Assessor