Dr Lisa Clegg - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Dr Lisa Clegg

PhD Tas., MHlthSc(Ed) Syd., BHlthSc(Pre-HospitalCare) C.Sturt, GradDipResearch Tas., GradDipEmergServEd Vic.(Aust.)

  • Senior Lecturer, Paramedicine
+61 7 5456 3540
Office location
Sunshine Coast
Dr Lisa Clegg

Dr Lisa Clegg has worked in health care delivery since 1980. After qualifying as a registered nurse, Lisa worked in a number of different areas including intensive care, renal unit, medical and surgical units and aged care. From 1998 - 2009 Lisa was employed with Ambulance Tasmania in the roles of paramedic, intensive care paramedic and paramedic educator. Whilst employed as a paramedic educator, Lisa worked with University of Tasmania academics to develop and deliver the Associate Degree in Paramedicine.

In 2009 Lisa was appointed Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine at the University of Tasmania where she was part of a team that developed and delivered the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (BPP). Lisa was Course Coordinator for the BPP for two years. In 2016, Lisa was appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Paramedicine at the University of the Sunshine Coast (USC).

Lisa has completed a PhD researching mental health care in out of hospital practice.

Clinical qualifications

Lisa was previously employed as an Intensive Care Paramedic and Paramedic Educator with Ambulance Tasmania. She has also previously been employed as a Registered Nurse.

Professional memberships

  • Paramedics Australasia
  • Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Australian and New Zealand College of Paramedicine

Research areas

  • mental health care in out of hospital practice
  • paramedic education

Teaching areas

  • Medical Emergencies
  • Substance Misuse and Toxicology

Lisa Clegg's specialist areas of knowledge include paramedic education, medical emergencies, substance misuse, suicide awareness education and training and toxicology and mental health in out of hospital practice.

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