Mr Ant Kitchener

Job: Programme Lead - Paramedicine

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Nursing and Midwifery

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 207 8978

E: ant.kitchener@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

As a leader within the health and social care network, Ant has held senior management and educationalist positions within the public, voluntary and academic sector. He holds a number of publications, consultancies and award nominations. He is a Masters of Science (Education) and a Master of the Arts (Educational Leadership) with various other clinical and professional qualifications.

Key experience includes -

  • Change management & organisational transformation experience 
  • Board level leadership expertise
  • Matrix management structure experience
  • CQC Consultancy
  • Management of Quality, Nursing & Clinical Services
  • Experience of volunteering and volunteer ethos
  • Experience as a youth leader and working with aspiring individuals
  • Financial and organisational budgetary management
  • Published academic
  • Serious incident investigations
  • Experience of audit & performance / productivity management
  • Team management experience
  • Course director, mentor and professional facilitator

He is a registered paramedic and an advanced paramedic in education, general practice and primary care. He regularly works as a bank Emergency Care Practitioner for the 999 Ambulance Service and as a locum within General Practice ensuring his teaching reflects a contemporaneous experience of clinical practice.

He has previously worked at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge & Chelmsford on their BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science and DipHE Paramedic Studies programme as well as the University of East Anglia in Norwich on their Certificate in Emergency Medical Care.

At DMU he is the programme leader for the Emergency Medical Care CertHE, the Associate Ambulance Practice DipHE and the Paramedicine BSc (Hons). He also teaches at Masters level on the PGDip Advanced Practice Urgent Primary Care programme. He also runs the post-registration modules Trauma Care Practice and Emergency Care of the Acutely Ill.

Publications and outputs 

Rutty, J., Rutty, G., Biggs, M., Dowsett, D, Kitchener, A & Coleman, N (2018). Using Post Mortem Computed Tomography (PMCT) images and videos as an innovative tool for teaching anatomy as an adjunct to traditional methods within pre-registration nursing curricula. Conference Report.

[Conference] Kitchener, A (2018) I Can’t Catch My Breath – Respiratory Pharmacology Talk, De Montfort University, Leicester, England.

Kitchener, A (2017). Vertigo in Pre-Hospital Care, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2017). Palliative Pre-Hospital Care, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2017). Diabetes in Pre-Hospital Care, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London. [Conference]

Kitchener, A (2016) Endocrine Urgent Care & The Paramedic, 22nd October 2016, Pre-Hospital Care Conference, Cambridge, UK. [Conference]

Kitchener, A (2016) Reproductive & Sexual Health, 23rd October 2016, Pre-Hospital Care Conference, Cambridge, UK.

Kitchener, A (2016). Gynaecology & Urgent Care, CPD Programme, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2016). Dermatology & Urgent Care, CPD Programme, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2016). Endocrinology & Urgent Care, CPD Programme, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2016). Reproductive & Sexual Health & Urgent Care, CPD Programme, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2015). Oral Conditions & Urgent Care, CPD Programme, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Kitchener, A (2015). Heart Failure & Urgent Care, CPD Programme, Journal of Paramedic Practice, MA Publishing, London.

Research interests/expertise

Emergency Care

Urgent Care

Advanced Patient Assessment

Anatomy and Physiology

Pharmacology

Areas of teaching

Emergency Care

Urgent Care

Advanced Patient Assessment

Anatomy and Physiology

Pharmacology

Qualifications

Level 7 - Master of Arts in Education, Anglia Ruskin University

Level 7 - Master of Science in Educational Leadership. University of Leicester

Level 7 -Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (HE), Anglia Ruskin University

Level 6 - V300 Advanced Non-Medical Prescribing, Anglia Ruskin University

Level 6 - K320 - Mentoring in the Health & Social Care Sector.Open University

Level 6 - Emergency Care Practitioner Award, University of East Anglia

Level 6 - Research in Clinical Practice, University of Hertfordshire

Level 6 - Advanced ECG Interpretation, University of Hertfordshire

Level 6 - Medical Law & Ethics, University of Hertfordshire

Level 5 - Foundation Degree in Paramedic Science with IHCD Technician and Paramedic Awards, University of Hertfordshire

Courses taught

Paramedicine BSc (Hons), Health & Professional Practice BSc / BSc (Hons), Assocaite Ambulance Practice DipHE, Emergency Medical Care CertHE

Honours and awards

Made a Difference Awards - Innovation in Teaching 2016 (Anglia Ruskin University) Teaching Fellow (2016) Anglia Ruskin University

Professional licences and certificates

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Member of the College of Paramedics

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