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Brennan O'Donnell

Lecturer Practitioner
Faculty of Health, Medicine and Social Care
School of Allied Health and Social Care
Courses taught:

Brennan is a frontline paramedic with the East of England Ambulance Service Trust. He joined the team at ARU in October 2022, on the BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science course.

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Brennan joined as a Lecturer Practitioner on the Paramedic Science course at ARU. He currently leads the level 4 module, Preparation for Clinical Practice, and is co-lead across others.

He has been working as a Paramedic since registering with the HCPC in 2019 and as a Paramedic Practice Educator within the East of England Ambulance Service Trust, responding in a clinical capacity and holding the responsibility of mentoring a range of students and apprentices on various education pathways. He also works in the private and voluntary medical sector in his spare time.

Brennan also participates in interdepartmental teaching across other courses within the School of Allied Health.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Paramedic Science
  • Simulation-Based Education
  • Quality and Service Improvement
Research interests
  • Simulation-Based Education
  • Human Factors and Human Performance
  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science
  • Registered Paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council
  • BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Quality, Service Improvement and Redesign Practitioner with the ACT Academy and The Institute of Healthcare Management
  • Practice Educator, University of East Anglia
Memberships, editorial boards
  • Member of the College of Paramedics
  • Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Peer Support Volunteer, The Ambulance Staff Charity