Susan Boardman

Susan Boardman

Principal Lecturer


Sue works in the AHP department in the College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences, and is responsible for the paramedic practice programme. Sue manages a team of 8 staff and lectures on a wide range of the modules, both theory and practical elements. Working at a strategic level with Senior Managers from the Ambulance Trusts and Commissioners.


Sue is the Professional Lead for Paramedic Practice programme, with previous experience of Course Leader and lecturer roles, teaching on a wide range of modules. Sue has been employed at the university since 2004, following a secondment from the ambulance service, and was heavily involved in the development of the first paramedic programme, seeing it through may approvals since.

Sue joined the ambulance service in 1982 as a cadet, continuing her studies to become a paramedic in 1989, enjoying a range of managerial roles, including Operational Manager, Leading Ambulance Person, and finally an IHCD tutor.

To further her studies Sue completed her PGCE and then her Masters in Adult Education in 2009. Following this completing the Post Graduate Certificate in Advanced Professional Practice. Interested in simulation and the virtual learning environment, enhancing the student experience. Also working for the HCPC as a partner visitor

Student experience 


College of Health, Wellbeing and Life Sciences

Development of the paramedic curriculum with the College of Paramedics (CoP)


Diploma Paramedic Practice and IPE


Sepsis poster presentation  Ambex Conference 2007

Section Reviewer for Emergency Care  in the Streets, 6th ed, Nancy Caroline

Other activities

Previous External Examiner for UCLAN 2005-2010 and Worcester University 2010-2014
External Advisor for Portsmouth University for the FdSc and Cert Ed in Paramedic Practice
External advisor for the Dip HE at Wolverhampton University
External Advisor for the MSc at Hertfordshire University HCPC Visitor since 2005

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