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Clinical Senior Lecturer Sampsa Kiuru

Emergency Physician
Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist

MD FACEM FDRHMNZ PGCertCPU

Email sampsa.kiuru@otago.ac.nz

Dr Sampsa Kiuru works as a Clinical Senior Lecturer based at the Rural Health Academic Centre, Ashburton Hospital.

Current interests include incorporation of simulation based education into rural medical education, building a national rural hospital research network as well as research into procedural sedation practices in rural hospitals.

Dr Kiuru also works part-time at Dunstan Hospital and teaches the 'GENA 723 Trauma and Emergencies in Rural Settings' paper for the University of Otago's rural postgraduate programme.

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Publications

Kiuru, S. P., & Webster, C. S. (2021). How might access to postgraduate medical education in regional and rural locations be best improved? A scoping review. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 29, 236-244. doi: 10.1111/ajr.12725

Kiuru, S., Gutenstein, M., & Withington, S. (2021). Exploratory survey of procedural sedation and analgesia practice in sample of New Zealand rural hospitals: Existing guidelines do not support current rural practice. Rural & Remote Health, 21(1), 6320. doi: 10.22605/rrh6320

Kiuru, S. (2019, April). Survey of procedural sedation capacity in rural hospitals of New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference, Blenheim, New Zealand.

Milne, M., Nixon, G., Kiuru, S., Kerse, N., & Wood, G. (2019, April). Developing the capacity of ethical rural researchers. Panel discussion at the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference, Blenheim, New Zealand.

Nixon, G., Blattner, K., Muirhead, J., Kiuru, S., & Kerse, N. (2019). Point-of-care ultrasound for FAST and AAA in rural New Zealand: Quality and impact on patient care. Rural & Remote Health, 19(3), 5027. doi: 10.22605/RRH5027

Kiuru, S., Gutenstein, M., & Withington, S. (2021). Exploratory survey of procedural sedation and analgesia practice in sample of New Zealand rural hospitals: Existing guidelines do not support current rural practice. Rural & Remote Health, 21(1), 6320. doi: 10.22605/rrh6320

Journal - Research Article

Gutenstein, M., Kiuru, S., & Withington, S. (2019). Development of a rural inter-professional simulation course: An initiative to improve trauma and emergency team management in New Zealand rural hospitals. Journal of Primary Health Care, 11(1), 16-23. doi: 10.1071/HC18071

Journal - Research Article

Nixon, G., Blattner, K., Muirhead, J., Kiuru, S., & Kerse, N. (2019). Point-of-care ultrasound for FAST and AAA in rural New Zealand: Quality and impact on patient care. Rural & Remote Health, 19(3), 5027. doi: 10.22605/RRH5027

Journal - Research Article

Madsen, M., Kiuru, S., Castrèn, M., & Kurland, L. (2015). The level of evidence for emergency department performance indicators: A systematic review. European Journal of Emergency Medicine, 22(5), 298-305. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000279

Journal - Research Article

Kiuru, S. (2006). Ultrasound in New Zealand emergency departments. ASUM Ultrasound Bulletin, 9(2), 21-24.

Journal - Research Article

Kiuru, S. P., & Webster, C. S. (2021). How might access to postgraduate medical education in regional and rural locations be best improved? A scoping review. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 29, 236-244. doi: 10.1111/ajr.12725

Journal - Research Other

Gutenstein, M., & Kiuru, S. (2019). Building collaborative research networks across rural and provincial Aotearoa. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1493), 12-14. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Gutenstein, M., & Kiuru, S. (2018). The Matthew effect in New Zealand rural hospital trauma and emergency care: Why rural simulation-based education matters. New Zealand Medical Journal, 1476(131), 81-84. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

Schroeder, E. D., Jacquet, G., Becker, T. K., Foran, M., Goldberg, E., Aschkenasy, M., … on behalf of the Global Emergency Medicine Literature Review (GEMLR) Group, including Kiuru, S. (2012). Global emergency medicine: A review of the literature from 2011. Academic Emergency Medicine, 19(10), 1196-1203. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2012.01447.x

Journal - Research Other

Aschkenasy, M., Arnold, K., Foran, M., Lippert, S., Schroeder, E. D., Bertsch, K., … on behalf of the International Emergency Medicine Literature Review Group, including Kiuru, S. (2011). International emergency medicine: A review of the literature from 2010. Academic Emergency Medicine, 18(8), 872-879. doi: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2011.01129.x

Journal - Research Other

Barillari, A., & Kiuru, S. (2010). Detection of spontaneous pneumothorax with chest ultrasound in the emergency department. Internal & Emergency Medicine, 5(3), 253-255. doi: 10.1007/s11739-010-0347-z

Journal - Research Other

Kiuru, S. (2012). Emergency medicine development in Finland. IEMSIG Newsletter, 8(2), 13.

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Kiuru, S., & Vaula, E. (2008). Emergency medicine in Finland. IEMSIG Newsletter, 4(2), 2-3.

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Kiuru, S., Wilson, S., & Withington, S. (2019). From secondary specialist to rural genereal hospital: A 10 year transition of the medical model of care at Ashburn Hospital: 2008-2017. Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nationalruralhealthconference.org.nz/nrhc19

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kiuru, S., Withington, S., Reid, T., & Gutenstein, M. (2018). New Rural Interprofessional Simulation Course (RiSC). Proceedings of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference. Retrieved from http://www.nationalruralhealthconference.org.nz/nrhc18

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Kiuru, S. (2019, April). Survey of procedural sedation capacity in rural hospitals of New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference, Blenheim, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Milne, M., Nixon, G., Kiuru, S., Kerse, N., & Wood, G. (2019, April). Developing the capacity of ethical rural researchers. Panel discussion at the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network (NZRGPN) National Rural Health Conference, Blenheim, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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