Paul Ripley

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Lecturer - Nursing

Phone: 921 9999 ext 6977


Physical Address:

Room AA251
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
North Shore City

Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences
School of Clinical Sciences
AUT University
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142


1990 Diploma Comprehensive  Nursing (Christchurch)
1999 Bachelor of Nursing (UNITEC – Auckland)
2001 Post Graduate Diploma Nursing - Child and Family (Massey University)
2012 Master of Nursing (Massey University)
2015 Certificate in Public Health (Massey University)

Memberships and Affiliations:

New Zealand Red Cross

New Zealand Medical Assistance Team (NZMAT)

NZNO – Section of Child and Family Nurses


Paul is currently a Lecturer in nursing at AUT University. Paul has practised as a nurse in a variety of areas including hospital and community paediatrics, public health, emergency, and refugee health. He has worked as a nurse specialist in the North Shore hospital emergency department and, more recently as a paediatric nurse specialist in the Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre, Auckland. Nursing has also taken Paul overseas where he has worked as a health delegate with the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC).

Teaching Areas:

NURS501 Integrated Nursing Knowledge and Assessment
NURS601 Integrated Nursing
NURS602 Long-term care and disability

Research Summary:

Interests for future research include:
  • Child health
  • Community Public health
  • Refugee/Migrant health
  • Pacific peoples' health
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