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MSc, Pg Cert, BSc (Hons), Dip IMC (RCSEd), Dip HCP (ECP), Paramedic, MCPar
Department of Applied Health and Professional Development
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Marston Road Site Room - MR1/29
Matt is Principal Lecturer and Programme Lead for the FdSc in Paramedic Emergency Care and BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science. He is a Paramedic having worked as a Specialist Paramedic and Advanced Paramedic during his career. Professionally he has Chaired the College of Paramedic Third Curriculum and Career Framework Review and is a member of their Education Advisory Committee, alongside examining for the Diploma in Immediate Medical Care, the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
His Master’s degree is in Cardiology and Education and has presented upon the role of Critical Care Paramedics. These research activities have allowed him to act as an Expert Advisor for National Institute for Health Research proposals and develop a MSc Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine degree to enhance Paramedic practice.
PhD candidate at the University of Hertfordshire with a thesis exploring Paramedics Clinical Reasoing through a mixed-methods appropach.
Catterall, M and Dean, G. (2003) Causes, effects and management of stress in paramedics. Emergency Medicine Journal. 20:94
Catterall, M (2010) Spotlight on Research: Paramedics airway management under attack. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 2(9): 435
Catterall, M. (2010) Spotlight on Research: To shock or not to shock? That is the question. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 2(10): 484-485
Catterall, M. (2010) Spotlight on Research: Give pulse oximetery the finger. Journal of Paramedic Practice;2:(6):278
Catterall, M. (2011) What are the clinical reasoning strategies used by paramedics when diagnosing patients with suspected heart failure? School of Health & Emergency Professions, Annual Clinical Research Forum. 12th September 2011: University of Hertfordshire
Catterall M. (2012) Development Opportunities for Paramedics at the University of Hertfordshire.Comference 2012. 22nd February 2012. Melbourne Training Centre, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Catterall, M. (2012) Curriculum and Career Framework Presentation to Higher Education Institutions & Feedback Facilitator.12th September 2012. The University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield Hertfordshire
Catterall, M. (2012) Curriculum and Career Framework Presentation to Ambulance NHS Trusts & Feedback Facilitator. 26th September 2012. East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust Headquarters, Nottingham
Catterall, M. (2012) The role of paramedics with an extended scope of practice: exploring the healthcare context. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 4 (10):77-83
Catterall, M. (2012) Chapter 35 Abdominal Trauma. In Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets. Pilbury UK.
Catterall, M. & Sharman, A. (2012) Curriculum guidance and CPD: a busy year ahead. Journal of Paramedic Practice. 4(2): 119-20
Catterall, M. & Williams, J. (2013) What are student paramedics clinical reasoning strategies when differentiating patients with difficulty in breathing? Poster presented at the Emergency Care Conference hosted by the 999 EMS Research Forum and TRUST Research. 27th February 2013. Novatel, Cardiff.
Catterall, M. (2013) Do Critical Care Paramedics have an extended practice scope or leave their patients without a hope? Paramedic Programme at the Seventh International Trauma Care Conference. 22nd April 2013: The Park Inn, Telford.
Catterall, M. (2013) Scoping the Evidence for Critical Care Paramedics. Paramedic Practice Programme at Life Connections. 16th May 2013: Kettering Conference Centre.
Catterall, M. (2013) Do Critical Care Paramedics have an extended practice scope or leave their patients without a hope? Allied Health Professionals Research Forum, University of Hertfordshire. 10th September 2013: School of Health & Social Work, University of Hertfordshire.
Catterall, M. (2015) Emergency Medical Services in the United Kingdom. Third International Paramedic Association of Turkey Conference. 5th of December 2015: Antalya, Turkey.
Catterall, M. (2015) Paramedic Education in the United Kingdom. Third International Paramedic Association of Turkey Conference. 5th of December 2015: Antalya, Turkey.
Internationalisation of the Paramedic Curriculum
Specialist Paramedic Practice
Vice Chair Forum of Higher Education for Paramedic Science, College of Paramedics
Education Advisory Committee Member, College of Paramedics
Paramedic Visitor and Fitness to Practice Panel Member, Health and Care Professions Council