Presenting one of our new CPD Webinar Professionals - Paul Gowens - Consultant Paramedic Scottish Ambulance Service

07 Jun 2016 9:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Introducing Mr Paul Gowens FCPara. MSc. AASI. PGCert. DipIMC,RCSEd. MCMI

Consultant Paramedic

New CPD Webinar Presenter




Paul is currently consultant paramedic at the Scottish Ambulance Service.

A Fellow of the College of Paramedics and founder member of the faculty of pre-hospital care at the RCSEd he has undertaken both the Scottish Patient Safety Programme and the Health Foundation, Generation Q Fellowship, completing a MSc around his special interest in leadership and quality improvement of systems for pre-hospital care of the critically ill and deteriorating patient. As a National Clinical Advisor at the Scottish Government, Healthcare Quality and Strategy Directorate and a member of the Resuscitation Research Group, Edinburgh, he has worked extensively on Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Major Trauma and Sepsis.

Pauls next webinar is titled:

◦                    Professionalism “Walking The Walk” - it's not enough’ Paul will share his experience  of leadership and leadership styles. What is it that individuals and the profession needs to do to lead the development of the profession and play its part in co-leading shaping the future of health and social care

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An associate senior lecturer at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, he has

 presented internationally and published in a number of peer reviewed

 journals on various subjects.

Publications

Ø  Survey of Scottish Emergency Department’s ability to provide physician-based pre-hospital critical care. Donnald M., Egan G., Gowens P., Simpson K., Newton A.2013.

Ø  Specialist Advisory Board for the 13th Edition of Macleod’s Clinical Examination MacLeod'sClinical Examination, 13th Edition (Chapter 17). Gowens P (Specialist Advisor)

Ø  PUNTO DE VISTA De técnico de transporte sanitario (TTS) a técnico de emergencias sanitarias (TES) (6): la experiencia en el Reino Unido Gowens P, Gray A.

Ø  Temperature post out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: The topcat study. Lyon R., Richardson S., Gowens P., Egan G., Hay A., Andrews P., Clegg G. Embase Emergency Medicine Journal. Conference: Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Scientific Conference 2009 Coventry United Kingdom. Conference Start: 20091124 Conference End: 20091124. Conference Publication: (var.pagings). 28 (3) (pp 1-2), 2011. Date of Publication: March 2011

Ø  EMS Crews' attitudes towards working with pre-hospital doctors in the field. Lyon R., Gowens P., Egan G., Andrews P., Clegg. G. Embase Emergency Medicine Journal. Conference: Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Scientific Conference 2009 Coventry United Kingdom. Conference Start: 20091124 Conference End: 20091124. Conference Publication: (var.pagings). 28 (3) (pp 4), 2011. Date of Publication: March 2011.

Ø  Back to basics ecg impedance analysis for cpr quality control and feedback after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A pilot study. Lyon R., Gowens P., Egan G., Andrews P., Clegg. G. Embase Emergency Medicine Journal. Conference: Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care Scientific Conference 2009 Coventry United Kingdom. Conference Start: 20091124 Conference End: 20091124. Conference Publication: (var.pagings). 28 (3) (pp 6), 2011. Date of Publication: March 2011

Ø  Improving the quality of pre-hospital resuscitation through defibrillator feedback reporting and CPR training. Lyon R.M., Clarke S., Gowens P., Egan G., Clegg G.R.Embase Resuscitation. Conference: 10th Scientific Congress of the European Resuscitation Council Porto Portugal. Conference Start: 20101202 Conference End: 20101204. Conference Publication: (var.pagings). 81 (2 SUPPL. 1) (pp S10), 2010. Date of Publication: December 2010

Ø  EMS crews' attitudes towards working with pre-hospital medical staff at out-of-hospital cardiac arrest scenes. Lyon R.M., Gowens P., Egan G., Andrews P.J., Clegg G.R. Embase Resuscitation. Conference: 10th Scientific Congress of the European Resuscitation Council Porto Portugal. Conference Start: 20101202 Conference End: 20101204. Conference Publication: (var.pagings). 81 (2 SUPPL. 1) (pp S86), 2010. Date of Publication: December 2010

Ø  Issues around conducting pre-hospital research on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: lessons from the TOPCAT study. Richard M Lyon, Gerry Egan, Paul Gowens, et al. Emerg Med J 2010 27: 637-638 originally published online May 29, 2010. Resuscitation quality assurance for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest–Setting-up an ambulance defibrillator telemetry network. R.M. Lyon, S.Clarke, P.Gowens, G.Egan, G.R.Clegg. Resuscitation 2010

Ø  Pre-hospital care: Issues around conducting pre-hospital research on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: lessons from the TOPCAT study. Richard M Lyon, Gerry Egan, Paul Gowens, Peter Andrews, Gareth Clegg. Emerg Med J 2010;27:637-638 Published Online First: 29 May 2010 doi:10.1136/emj.2009.087395

Ø  Survival from accidental strangulation from a scarf resulting in laryngeal rupture and carotid artery stenosis: the “Isadora Duncan syndrome”. A case report and review of literature. P A Gowens, R J Davenport, J Kerr, R J Sanderson, A K Marsden Emerg Med J 2003;20:391-393 doi:10.1136/emj.20.4.391

Ø  Validation of the National Early Warning Score in the pre-hospital setting. Silcock DJ, Corfield AR, Gowens PA, Rooney KD. Resuscitation. 2015 Jan 9;89C:31-35. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.12.029.


Conference Presentations

Ø  Faculty of Pre-hospital Care Scientific Conference 24th Nov 2009 “Informed Continuous Education on Cardiac Arrest for Ambulance Personnel” awarded the prestigious Emergency Medicine Journal prize for best research at conference

Ø  Emergency Medical Retrieval Conference 20th April 2010 “Serious Incidents and Root Cause Analysis”

Ø  Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh Consensus Meeting - 8th March 2012 “Spinal and Pelvic Management in Pre-hospital Care - A Way Forward”

Ø  BASICS Scotland 10th Annual Conference 15th September 2012 “Changing Practice”

Ø  BASICS Scotland 11th Annual Conference August 2013 “Pre Hospital Sepsis”

Ø  Paramedics Australasia International Conference Oct 2013 “Patient Safety Programme in Pre Hospital Care”

Ø  Australian Pre-hospital Emergency Health Research Forum (APEHRF) Oct 2013 “Pre Hospital Sepsis”

Ø  IPS Implementation Learning Laboratories Launch Event, Birmingham, December 2014, “National Quality, Safety and Infection prevention across the UK and Ireland”

Ø  Patient Safety Congress, Liverpool, June 2014, “Setting up a telemetry network: Lessons from Scotland’s Ambulance Service in improving quality and patient safety for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, and the future”

Ø  Medic One Resuscitation Academy, Seattle, October 2014, “Mission: Film Recording”

Ø  Basics Scotland 13th annual conference September 2015 “Been there wore the t-shirt” Pre-hospital care from around the world.

Ø  Scandinavian Cardiac Arrest Symposium, Helsinki, November 2015 “Scotland’s journey in tackling out of hospital cardiac arrest and the implementation od the ERC 2015 guidelines”.

Ø  College of Paramedics Annual Conference, York, Walking The Walk” - it's not enough’

Ø  EMS European Congress, Copenhagen, June 2016. “Optimal response for the individual patient - New roles for paramedics”.

Ø  EMS European Congress, Copenhagen, June 2016 Quality and patient safety - Quality improvement in EMS”.


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