About This Guide

Advanced Paramedic , Firefighter, Wilderness First Aid Advanced Instructor, ISKGA Technical Director

Paul has been involved in the emergency services and medical training for the last 20 years. Through 3 different emergency services he has worked at various levels of clinical competency from Emergency Medical Technician through Paramedic to Advanced Paramedic. He has worked in remote ambulance stations in the west of Ireland to busy city centre stations all around Ireland.

He is a level 5 Wilderness First Aid Instructor and has been teaching for the last 20 years all over Ireland and the UK. He has taken various wilderness medical programs including the Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician program.

He has had the privilege of paddling with Jeff Allen (ISKGA Founder) as Assistant Guide and Expedition Medic, he has paddled all over the world from Alaska to Norway and of course in Cornwall and Ireland itself. He enjoyed his time on the coastal guide program immensely and continues to work on his paddling skills. His role within ISKGA as medical technical Director is to find out what the key medical challenges, that guides will face in their work all over the world.

He will research answers to those key questions and challenges with other experts in the relevant areas to bring the up to date information to guides so they can provide emergency medical care to their clients. Please contact Paul if you require any technical advice in regards to First Aid.

Advanced Guide

Advanced Guide Observation
Advanced Leadership
Advanced Planning
Advanced Skills
ISKGA Coaching

Coastal Guide Modules Passed

Coastal Guide Observation
ISKGA Coastal Guide trained
Coastal Leadership
ISKGA coastal guide leadership training, BCU 4* Training
Coastal Planning
BCU CNTP ISKGA Coastal Planning
Coastal Skills
ISKGA Coastal guide training & BCU 4* Training
Expedition Skills
First Aid
Food Hygene

Generic Modules Passed

Incident Management
ISKGA Incident Management

Sea Kayaking Fundamentals Modules Passed

Sea Survival
ISKGA Sea Survival
VHF license

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